Six Precepts of Advice


no hurry, no pause.


The six precepts from Watts (2007, p. 125):

No thought, no reflection, no analysis,
No cultivation, no intention;
Let it settle itself.

Six precepts of advice, see Wikipedia:

Literal translation Explanatory translation
1 Don’t recall Let go of what has passed
2 Don’t imagine Let go of what may come
3 Don’t think Let go of what is happening now
4 Don’t examine Don’t try to figure anything out
5 Don’t control Don’t try to make anything happen
6 Rest Relax, right now, and rest


Watts, A. (2007). In My Own Way: An Autobiography. New World Library.