A Paperback edition by Lao Tzu in English (Feb 9, 2004)
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Features both a verbatim and literary translation of the entire original text, literal character definitions, a concordance section that enables readers to track multiple character... Read more
Features both a verbatim and literary translation of the entire original text, literal character definitions, a concordance section that enables readers to track multiple character meanings, grammatical and interpretive notes, and commentary on the first verse. Reprint.
Jonathan Star has been widely acclaimed for his translations of everything from Rumi to the Tao Te Ching to the greatest Christian mystics. Of his celebratedRumi: In the Arms of the Beloved, Larry Dossey wrote, "Rumi would be proud of Star's luminous translations." Star lives in upstate New York.
Dating for around 300 BC, this is an early work of the Chinese school of philosophy called Taoism. It offers a complete view of the cosmos and how human beings should respond to it. It has mystical insight into the nature of things and forms a basis for a humane morality and political utopia.
Applies wisdoms on themes as diverse as statesmanship, ecology and love, and intends to gives readers a serene and generous spirit. This book is the text of Taoism, the ancient Chinese school of thought.
Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching (The Book of the Way) is the classic manual on the art of living. In 81 short, poetic chapters, the book looks at the basic predicament of being alive and teaches how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao, or the basic principle of the universe.
Find out how to lead without conflict with these ancient bestselling personal development guides.
These luxury hardback editions are now available in a set as a keepsake for yourself or as a present for your friends and family.
In the hands of Jonathan Star, the eighty-one verses of the Tao Te Ching resound with the elegant, simple images and all-penetrating ideas that have made this ancient work a cornerstone of the world's wisdom literature.
Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Fundamental to Chinese philosophy and religion, this title includes topics ranging from political advice to common wisdom.
In what may be the most faithful translation of the Tao Te Ching, the translators have captured the terse, enigmatic beauty of the original masterpiece without embellishing it with personal interpretation or bogging it down with explanatory notes. By stepping out of the way and letting the original text speak for itself, they deliver a powerfully direct experience of theTao Te Ching that is a joy...
Tao Te Ching, also commonly known as Lao Tzu, is one of the most important Chinese classics and has had great influence on Chinese thought. It is regarded as the bible of Taoism and is by far the most frequently translated Chinese classic, with over thirty translations into English alone.
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