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Wu Wei in Chuang Tzu as Life-Systematic

Kuang-ming Wu
2002 International Journal of Transpersonal Studies  
Wu wei is life-systematic to "walk Tao out" (Chuang Tzu, 2/33). We must now observe how life-systematic wu wei is in seven points below that "walk" out wu wei.  ...  That is tacit wu wei-of living "happily ever after."  ...  In Wu Wei. 28 manner. Tanizaki embodies and executes wu wei. Likewise, the present essay proceeds in a Tanizaki-esque manner, in wu wei.  ... 
doi:10.24972/ijts.2002.21.1.71 fatcat:yatvo4iqjfgslh4oetn32a7m6e

Wu-wei and Wu-zhi in Daodejing: An Ancient Chinese Epistemological View on Learning

Lei Xie
2017 IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education (IOSRJRME)  
This paper explores the notion of wu-wei and wu-zhi. A special epistemological view on knowledge acquiring will be introduced. Dewey's body learning and Laozi's wu-wei will be connected.  ...  Laozi, with his appreciation of nature, introduced the concepts of wu-wei, non-action and wu-zhi, not-knowing.  ...  Wu-wei, Know-how and Wu-zhi The essence of Daodejing is the notion of wu-wei, which is translated literally in English as "nonaction".  ... 
doi:10.9790/7388-0701055558 fatcat:djk3a2qatrferd4sxady7eghaq

El wu wei y la secesión de la historia

Raul Antelo
2015 Recial  
Wu wei significa acción que no requiere lucha. Lao-tsé la define como acción decreciente o deseo decreciente.  ...  Esta idea que Guimarães Rosa tiene del wu wei enlaza, de manera potente, dos esferas normalmente separadas, literatura y política.  ...  Un joven poeta, Heitor Ferraz, observa, en contrapartida, que el wu wei de Carvalho ya no domina los materiales sino que pasa a ser guiado por ellos.  ... 
doaj:bc7e4177ee9d4198bbcbfa905dcb79c4 fatcat:7sdkomxg2neyhe2ntl34yztfae


1958 Psychologia  
In W u Wei, the blankness, the state is characterized by total uncertainty. One doesn't know answers, one doesn't know solutions. Even the problems besetting one may be unclear.  ... 
doi:10.2117/psysoc.1958.253 fatcat:l6hmptump5eohbw7bzst5autii

Scavenging and anti-fatigue activity of Wu-Wei-Zi aqueous extracts

Chen Xiang
2011 African Journal of Microbiology Research  
In this study, the radical scavenging properties and the anti-fatigue activity of Wu-Wei-Zi aqueous extracts (WAE) were evaluated, respectively.  ...  Preparation of Wu-Wei-Zi aqueous extracts WAE was prepared by boiling the dried Wu-Wei-Zi with distilled water for 5 h. The extract was filtered, freeze-dried and kept at 4°C.  ...  Wu-Wei-Zi has been used for nourishing heart and stomach and strengthening immune function in traditional Chinese medicine (Huang et al., 2005; Ma et al., 2007) .  ... 
doi:10.5897/ajmr11.992 fatcat:uji2q5oo4nca5jv7wmd5bgyvme

Effect of Wu-Wei-Gui-Shao decoction on complete Freund's adjuvant-induced arthritis rats

Maoquan Zhang, Baolong Liu, Zonghui Ji
2020 Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research  
Purpose: To investigate the anti-rheumatic potential of Wu-Wei-Gui-Shao decoction (WGD) and its possible mechanism of action.  ...  Keywords: Wu-Wei-Gui-Shao decoction, Complete Freund's adjuvant, Arthritis, Molecular mechanism, Traditional Chinese Medicine  ...  Wu-Wei-Gui-Shao decoction (WGD) comprises of five traditional Chinese medicines (TCMs), Cassia twig, peony, Achyranthes, Atractylodes and Licorice (Table 1) .  ... 
doi:10.4314/tjpr.v19i9.25 fatcat:rpsys7tuwvdzpnh2xt4og2vkqq

Review of the Concept of wu wei (无为): Its Relationship with Anarchism and Soft Power

Emilio Hernández
2018 Sinología hispánica  
wei </span></span><span style="font-size: xx-small;">and to make an approximation to the relationship between Taoism's political conception and current anarchism.  ...  carry out a review of the Taoist concept of </span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS,Trebuchet MS; font-size: xx-small;"><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS,Trebuchet MS; font-size: xx-small;">wu  ...  Parafraseando a Lao Zi: no hacer nada y todo estará hecho (wu wei er wu bu wei 无为而无不为).  ... 
doi:10.18002/sin.v5i2.5409 fatcat:26yijoe7ynefjicv4mohohqglu


Valérie De Prycker
2011 Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science  
Experiences of flow and wu-wei exemplify a non self-conscious though personal type of control.  ...  The concept of wu-wei consists of two Chinese characters: wu (non) and wei (action).  ...  This is called an intentional form of wu-wei. It is considered a lower form of wu-wei than the entirely natural one which embodies the spiritual ideal of wu-wei (Xiaogan 1999) .  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9744.2010.01154.x fatcat:u3l7tjr66zctbkcqvswjndjycm


Ha Trong Tha, Cao Xuan Long
2020 Zenodo  
Lao Tzu argued that human beings could not interfere with the evolution of all things and they had to be "wu-wei" in accordance to the rule – "Tao" (faith) to adapt to the objective development of nature  ...  Through the method of historical and logical research, analysis and synthesis, the authors found that, from the viewpoint of "wu-wei" of Taoism, Nguyen Binh Khiem proposed a very profound and idyllic "  ...  Therefore, for nature as well as for society, Lao Tzu advised people to be "wu-wei"; and only "wu-wei" is to adapt to the objective development, to the religion.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3732230 fatcat:gg3vrb7rsvcjzpkmrqjnobykxe

I AM (VR) : Wu-wei (無為), Tenuous Self (虛我) and the Liminal Body in Virtual Reality

Yiou Penelope Peng
2022 Body, Space & Technology Journal  
Edward Slingerland articulates in Effortless action: wu-wei asconceptual metaphor and spiritual ideal in early China, "wu-wei, in the absence ofdoing exertion, literally means 'in the absence of/without  ...  Such attentiveness of consciousnesstraveling through the virtual reality within the stillness of one's body evokesa pertinent embodiment of Wu-Wei.  ...  However, it does not mean that one can easily reach the state of wu-wei.  ... 
doi:10.16995/bst.7975 fatcat:tbbdnobg5ze67e4bjtrup3v5te

A Comprehensive Review of the Main Lignan Components of Schisandra chinensis (North Wu Wei Zi) and Schisandra sphenanthera (South Wu Wei Zi) and the Lignan-Induced Drug-Drug Interactions Based on the Inhibition of Cytochrome P450 and P-Glycoprotein Activities

Feng Zhang, Jianxiu Zhai, Nan Weng, Jie Gao, Jun Yin, Wansheng Chen
2022 Frontiers in Pharmacology  
Wu Wei Zi is the dried fruit of Schisandra chinensis (Turcz.) Baill. or Schisandra sphenanthera Rehd. et Wils. (family Magnoliaceae).  ...  This review summarized the effects of Wu Wei Zi extract and its major lignan components on cytochrome P450 and P-glycoprotein activities, the change of which could induce metabolic DDIs.  ...  They showed different contents in North Wu Wei Zi and South North Wu Wei Zi.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fphar.2022.816036 pmid:35359848 pmcid:PMC8962666 fatcat:kdozpmwtlfei5kwkmc6hf3fnci

The Art of Stopping when it's Time to Stop. A Philosophical Approach to the Daoist Notion of Wú wéi

Agnė Budriūnaitė
2014 International Journal of Area Studies  
One of the most significant current discussions in Chinese philosophy is the problem of interpreting the notion of wéi.  ...  As one of the popular concepts of ancient Chinese thought, wéi was used and differently interpreted in various philosophical schools from the very beginning.  ...  He is convinced that wéi in the Zhuangzi is not a mean to achieve a state of wéi but an inseparable aspect of the same process: -wéi--bù-wéi.  ... 
doi:10.2478/ijas-2014-0001 fatcat:w2wu6t72aragpjcb24kbongzuu

Assessing Effectiveness of PPGIS on Protected Areas by Governance Quality: A Case Study of Community-Based Monitoring in Wu-Wei-Kang Wildlife Refuge, Taiwan

Ming-Kuang Chung, Dau-Jye Lu, Bor-Wen Tsai, Kuei-Tien Chou
2019 Sustainability  
Based on the criterion of governance quality, this study aimed to use the case of community-based monitoring in Taiwanese Wu-Wei-Kang Wildlife Refuge to evaluate the impact of public participation geographic  ...  Appendix A Figure 1 . 1 Wu-Wei-Kang Wildlife Refuge. Figure 2 . 2 The platform meeting in Wu-Wei-Kang Wildlife Refuge. Figure 1 . 1 Wu-Wei-Kang Wildlife Refuge.  ...  Sustainability 2019, 11, x FOR PEER REVIEW 5 of 21 Figure 1 . 1 Wu-Wei-Kang Wildlife Refuge. Figure 2 . 2 The platform meeting in Wu-Wei-Kang Wildlife Refuge.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11154154 fatcat:rkk77gfkzzckrjcg3uaa7zg27y

Ameliorating effect of Erxian decoction combined with Fructus Schisandrae chinensis (Wu Wei Zi) on menopausal sweating and serum hormone profiles in a rat model

Shi Wei Wang, Fei Hua Wu, Yan Bo Zhang, Liang Zhang, Jing Su, Hei Kei Wong, Ai Hua Liu, Ho Pan Cheung, Tzi Bun Ng, Yao Tong, Stephen Cho Wing Sze
2016 Chinese Medicine  
., Erxian decoction (EXD) with Fructus Schisandrae chinensis (Wu Wei Zi) added, has been used to alleviate menopausal symptoms.  ...  The fruit of Schisandrae chinensis (Wu wei zi), with the pharmacologic effect of arresting discharge to decrease sweating, is commonly used to treat insomnia and as an antiperspirant clinically [17, 18  ...  Wei Zi) 12 g are commonly used clinically [20] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13020-016-0117-6 pmid:27895702 pmcid:PMC5118901 fatcat:xqiybefrdrhfblrml7ymskbqw4

Schisandra oder Wu Wei Zi

Claudia Rawer
Claudia Rawer Chinesisches Spaltkörbchen, Chinesische Beerentraube, Chinesischer Limonenbaum oder Wu Wei Zi -Schisandra chinensis hat viele Namen.  ...  Wu Wei Zi bedeutet Fünf-Geschmacks-Frucht oder Fünf-Aromen-Frucht: Schale und Fruchtfleisch schmecken süss und zugleich säuerlich, die Samen bitter, salzig und scharf, so dass in einer einzigen Beere fünf  ... 
doi:10.5169/seals-554687 fatcat:afjxabo7ifdpxa7dechin3fvky
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