people of Heaven below (the sacred body) call the Tao great because
it does not resemble anything.
The masters are great because they do not resemble anything.
The Tao is barely visible.
It is exquisite!
master says, "I have three treasures. I hold and protect
One is called compassion.
Two is called moderation.
Three is known as not presuming to venture ahead of Heaven below.
gives you the power to be courageous.
Moderation gives you the power to be generous.
Not presuming to venture ahead of Heaven below gives you the power
to succeed in expanding your vessel (body).
- forsake compassion to be daring.
- forsake moderation to be abundant.
- forsake, postpone, and soon die!
compassion the master can fight to overcome.
By holding firm to this, heaven takes them in hand and takes care
Compassion protects them.