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The essential Tao

The essential Tao

an initiation into the heart of Taoism through the authentic Tao te ching and the inner teachings of Chuang Tzu

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Published by HarperSanFrancisco in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taoism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementtranslated and presented by Thomas Cleary.
    ContributionsLao zi., Zhuang zi., Cleary, Thomas, 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1910
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22312881M
    ISBN 100062501623

      The most translated book in the world after the Bible, the Tao Te Ching, or “Book of the Tao,” is a guide to cultivating a life of peace, serenity, and compassion. Through aphorisms and parable, it leads readers toward the Tao, or the “Way”: harmony with the life force of the : Penguin Publishing Group. (Sacred Books of the East, Vol 39) [] A classic baseline translation for the Tao Te Ching This is in the Public Domain. The GNLTao Te Ching By Lao Tzu Peter A. Merel [] A composite version based upon several earlier translations of the Tao Te Ching. This is an open source book. More Versions of the Tao .

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    The most translated book in the world after the Bible, the Tao Te Ching, or “Book of the Tao,” is a guide to cultivating a life of peace, serenity, and compassion. Through aphorisms and parable, it leads readers toward the Tao, or the “Way”: harmony with the life force of the universe. About Tao Te Ching. The original mindfulness book, in a landmark new translation by the award-winning translator of the I Ching and The Art of War The most translated book in the world after the Bible, the Tao Te Ching, or “Book of the Tao,” is a guide to cultivating a life of peace, serenity, and compassion. Through aphorisms and parable, it leads readers toward the Tao, or the “Way.


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