|A tower's commanding
view of the terrain,
when it is situated on top of a
serves as a landmark for the whole
like a ruler contemplating Heaven's
The ruler contemplates the folkways
Good example by good government:
Way to go!
Ablution is made. But offering
as yet... No.
(Light is decreased by darkeness'
There are laws that regulate natural
Contemplation of divine meaning
allows the sincere to productively
Powers of spirituality are the
This points to the power of superior
Such one will have the proper view
who will impress the people with
and not be deceived by mass sentimentality.
Being full of trust... They look
up to one.
This is time for deep inner contemplation.
If piety is sincere with faith's
Contemplation leads to a real conversion.
This requires the power of inner
which developes people of faith
and divine laws of life can be
By hidden spiritual powers one
is an inspiration.
SIX AT THE BOTTOM:
Distant gazes without comprehension
do not seem to notice the superior
And yet it is the common population
(whether-or-not there is comprehension)
that benefit by the sage's action.
It is not much more than an
to have such a shallow view
Can you make sense of this connection?
SIX IN THE SECOND PLACE:
Contemplation thru a crack in
keeps one's outlook limited
SIX IN THIRD PLACE:
In overcoming egotism
one sees all of creation
from one's own position.
One's life is in contemplation...
An advance-retreat decision.
This is a place of transition.
No need to look for confusion
but direct our contemplation
upon ourselves for resolution.
Self knowledge isn't preoccupation
with one's own naval contemplation
but how one effects all of creation.
It's only our life's production
that licenses our evaluation
(whether "progress" or "regression").
SIX IN FOURTH PLACE:
One who knows the function
of a flourishing nation
should be honored and given
an authorative position.
NINE AT THE TOP:
Remaining above the world's
In contemplating one's life
all things must be let go
contemplating the of laws of
life without one's ego.
How to remain free of blame
is a good thing to know.