Meditation – mind purification

From Zhuangzi’s fourth chapter (人间世):

若一志,无听之以耳而听之以心,无听之以心而听之以气。听止于耳,心止于符。气也者,虚而待物者也。唯道集虚。虚者,心斋也。

Focus, not listen to ear but listen to mind, not listen to mind but listen to qi. Listening cease with ear, mind cease with fitness. Qi, empty, but still aware. To Tao, accumulate emptiness. Emptiness, purification of mind.

(My own crude translation of the Chinese text.)

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