The Infinite and the Supreme Ultimate

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Daoist Beliefs
The Great Dao
Original Meaning of Dao
Laozi's Creative Use of The Concept of Dao
The Main Meaning of the Concept of Dao
The Major Functions of Dao
Virtue
The Significance of Virtue
Expression of the Unity of Dao and Virtue
Becoming an Immortal by Attaining
Dao is ruled by Spontaneity
The Significance of Spontaneity
Observing the Way of Heaven and Following its Motions
Cosmogony
Cosmogony
The Creation of the World
Formation of the Daoist Theory of Universal Evolution
The Process of The Creation of the World
The Thirty-six Heavens
The Netherworld
Yin-Yang and the Supreme Ultimate
Yin-Yang and the Supreme Ultimate
Vital Breath
The Infinite and the Supreme Ultimate
The Infinite
The Supreme Ultimate and the Diagram of the Supreme Ultimate
Yin-Yang and the Five Agents
Social Ideals
Social Ideals
The Ideal of Supreme Peace
Purity, Tranquility and Non-interference
Salvation of Humanity
Philosophy of Life
Understanding Dao and Establishing Virtue
Education by Daoist Enlightenment
Ethical Education and Practise
Ethical Education and Practise
Accumulation of Hidden Merits
The Secret Meaning of Karma
Norms for Doing Good Works
Methods of Doing Good Works

In the Daoist theoretical system, the term 'Infinite' ( 無極 Wuji ) is often used to designate Dao and the term 'Supreme Ultimate' ( 太極 Taiji ) is often used to designate the state of primordial chaos preceding the formation of Heaven and Earth and the separation of Yin and Yang. The concepts of Infinity and of the Supreme Ultimate are the fruits of deep reflection by Daoists on the laws of motion of the world, and are an important Daoist method for the observation of the world. The profound meaning of the Diagram of the Supreme Ultimate ( 太極圖 Taijitu ) has especially led many people to sigh in wonderment and to study it thoroughly.