In this episode Yunrou recounts a dream in which he meets old Taoist masters. It was a grand reunion full of laughter. Have you thought about the role of humor in Taoism? Zhuangzi, one of the early Taoist masters is famous for using humor to convey Taoist ideas. Indeed a relaxed mind and body leaves you open to new ideas and insight – the kind of relaxation that comes from humor and laughing. Join Yunrou as he explores humor and the Tao.

Welcome to the Forbidden Rice Podcast, an ongoing series of talks in which I don rose-colored glasses and address subjects that can be sticky, gritty, and challenging. I hope what I say will help you keep your highest ideals in mind all the time, shoot for the stars, make the world a better place, and to be true to your deepest self.

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