Study Guide
Related Topics

Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood - Study Guide Chapter 6, Mother Nature (Tao) Summary & Analysis

Merlin Stone
This Study Guide consists of approximately 79 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood.
This section contains 104 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood Study Guide

Tao is most often translated as "The Way" or "The Path." It is not usually associated with the concept of Goddesses. Stone includes the mention of Tao because the Tao Teh Ching suggests that the way to best understand Tao is to understand and follow the ways of Mother Nature. Mother Nature is the source of all things—all that was, is, and will be.

Mother Nature provides insight into the female principle of yin. Many believe that yin implies passivity. Yin is a different type of activity than the more aggressive energy of yang—Yin is a "constant flowing."

(read more from the Chapter 6, Mother Nature (Tao) Summary)

This section contains 104 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook