Tao Te Ching
The Wisest Book Ever Written...Complete on Audio...The Entire 81 Chapters (and Introduction to) Stephen Mitchell's exquisite new tradition of Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way -- the xalssic manual on the art of living revered as one of the wonders of the world.Dating from the 6th... show more
The Wisest Book Ever Written...Complete on Audio...The Entire 81 Chapters (and Introduction to) Stephen Mitchell's exquisite new tradition of Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way -- the xalssic manual on the art of living revered as one of the wonders of the world.Dating from the 6th century B.C., the Tao Te Ching look at the basic predicament of being alive, giving advice that imparts balance and perspective -- serene and generous spirit. The Tao is about wisdom in action. It teaches how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao (the basic principle of the universe) and applies equally to good government and sexual love, to childbearing, business and ecology.
Publish date: February 21st 2012
Publisher: Simon & Brown
Pages no: 92
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Eastern Philosophy
Beautiful, inspiring, special.Carry it with me at all times and use it as my Guiding Book. The best ancient wisdom in its simplicity, in its beauty, in its wisdom. Must read for all!
This is an ancient book of poetry which is primarily aphoristic and philosophical/religious. The book is the foundation of much of Chinese thought. It has given rise to Daoism both the philosophy and the religion. It is however so ambiguous that it needs interpretation. The book does have positi...
This is a book to be studied, not just read. my first reading is done. ...but the learning has just begun.
The Tao Te Ching or Daodejing is a classic Chinese text that traditionally is said to go back to the 6th Century BCE, and written by Lao Tzu, a figure whose historicity is in dispute. According to the Wikipedia, texts of it have been excavated that go back to the 4th Century BCE. Some introductions ...
The author/illustrator, Tsai Chih Chung once again uses ancient scriptures/writings as the basis for this book and while the illustrations are superb, and the overall concept unique, I enjoyed the stories in “Zen Speaks” a lot more, and that left me somewhat conflicted when writing this review. I re...
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