Associations to the word «Tao»


TAO, noun. (Taoism) The essential principle underlying existence; ultimate reality.
TAO, noun. (Confucianism) The way or path to be followed.
TAO TE CHING, proper noun. The central religious text in Taoism.

Dictionary definition

TAO, noun. An adherent of any branch of Taoism.
TAO, noun. The ultimate principle of the universe.

Wise words

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