|The ideogram "Nam" means Enlightenment. This character appears on our system patch, to the left of the bamboo.
A wise man is able to discipline himself by learning in spite of obstacles.
|THE WISE MANS TEN RULES OF LIFE
Do not hope that your body will be free from illness. If you do not experience illness, you will be fallen to temptation in arrogance and thus act immorally.
Do not expect a life free from hardships. Without the experience of hardships, you will become arrogant and boastful.
Do not expect to learn self-discipline without any hardships. Without hardships. your learning will always be incomplete.
There will always be people who will not cooperate with your plans. If there were not, you would not be able to learn.
Do not expect your plans to be fulfilled easily. if they are easily fulfilled, you will be prone to arrogance.
Do not befriend someone for your own interest only. If you do, you will only hurt yourself.
Do not expect others to always agree with you. If they do, you will always think that you are always right.
Do not expect something in return for helping someone. If you expect something, then you will become prone to arrogance.
Do not expect to gain more than you have contributed. If you gain more than you have put in, then you will have evil thoughts which will prevent your progress.
Do not always try to vindicate your feelings of victimization. If you try to vindicate yourself. you will have to put the blame on someone or something else.