How to Practice Wu-Wei
Summary: The Taoist idea of Wu Wei means “actionless action” or “action without effort.”
Date posted: March 23, 2019
One of the essential elements of the Taoist philosophy is that of Wu Wei, or “actionless action.” By acting without intention or aggression one can find a more peaceful and satisfying path. Taoists believe that this is the ideal way in which development occurs – if we strive to hard towards an outcome, the result or the side-effects from the result will be disappointing or inelegant.