- Active meditations can range from t'ai chi movements and yoga postures to intensive cathartic processes. Active meditation can involve slow or vigorous movement of the body.
- If you want to be reborn, let yourself die.
- Water is vital for life, and the only substance that is commonly found in three different states - ice, water, and vapor. At the symbolic level, water stands for unconscious energy, the formless powers of spirit, and pure nature following its own way without interference (the Tao). Pile ice cubes into a glass and meditate on them till they melt to a pool. This horizontal state of pure being is all the soul is and all the soul needs.