100 Remedies Of The Dao With Gregory Ripley

Remedies of the Dao are far too many too count. The Dao is not a religious dogma, but a way of life that offers practical guidance for living within the ebb and flow of all that is especially the natural world.

Greg Ripley joins me for episode #233 of the Blossom Your Awesome Podcast. Gregory is an author, ordained Daoist priest, a forest therapy guide and acupuncturist. We are talking about his latest book The 100 Remedies Of The Dao: Spiritual Wisdom For Interesting Times is the latest book by Author Gregory Ripley.

Remedies Of The Dao

In this conversation, Gregory Ripley, a contemporary Daoist priest, shares his journey and insights into Daoism and nature. He discusses his background and influences, including his studies in Asian Studies and Chinese medicine. Gregory also explains the process of becoming a Daoist priest and the difference between studying and ordination. He introduces his book, The Hundred Remedies of the Dao, which offers spiritual wisdom for navigating life’s challenges.

Gregory explores the three pillars of the Dao: compassion, humility, and simplicity. He emphasizes the importance of flexibility and adaptability in life and provides guidance for those who are stuck and struggling. Gregory also highlights the connection between nature and the Tao, offering tips for connecting with nature on a deeper level. He concludes with a message of unity and the need for collective well-being.

Remedies Of The Dao

Takeaways About Remedies Of The Dao

  • Daoism and nature are two major influences in Gregory Ripley’s life, and they complement each other.
  • The process of becoming a Daoist priest involves studying Daoist philosophy and teachings, and then going through an initiation or ordination.
  • The three pillars of the Dao are compassion, humility, and simplicity/frugality.
  • Flexibility and adaptability are essential in navigating life’s challenges.
  • Connecting with nature can bring a sense of peace and belonging, and it is important to slow down and engage all the senses while in nature.

To listen to the entire episode click below –


00:00 Introduction and Background

01:12 Influences and Journey

02:49 Becoming a Taoist Priest

05:05 Difference between Studying and Ordination

07:16 The Bai Yao Lu and The Hundred Remedies of the Tao

08:35 The Three Pillars of the Tao

12:40 Dealing with Conflict

14:53 Compassion, Humility, and Simplicity

19:53 The Importance of Flexibility and Adaptability

21:10 Guidance for Those Stuck and Struggling

22:54 The Connection with Nature

25:03 Tips for Connecting with Nature

28:01 The Wisdom of the Elders

29:13 Upcoming Projects

30:17 Closing Message

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