The Way is ultimately one

《悟真篇》序 张伯端

“Is it not a fact that the three doctrines (of Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism) may be three, but the Way is ultimately one? But that hasn`t stopped the priesthood of later generations from sole devotion to their own sects and repudiation of others, causing the basic essentials of all three philosophies to be lost in false distinctions, so that they cannot be unified and end up at the same goal.”

— Introduction of Understanding Reality by Zhang Boduan

(11th c. Taoist master)

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