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Tao Te Ching

The Essential Translation of the Ancient Chinese Book of the Way

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Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
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The most translated book in the world after the Bible, the Tao Te Ching, or 'Book of the Way,' is a guide to cultivating a life of peace, serenity, and compassion. This new translation seeks to understand the Tao Te Ching as a guide to everyday living and encourages a slow, meditative reading experience. The Tao Te Ching's eighty-one brief chapters are accompanied by illuminating commentary, interpretation, poems, and testimonials by the likes of Margaret Mead, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Dr. Wayne W. Dyer. Specially commissioned calligraphy for more than two hundred Chinese characters illustrates the book's essential themes.

Author Biography

Lao-tzu, whose name means "Old Master," was a contemporary of Confucius in the sixth century B.C.E. and the founder of the philosophical tradition of Taoism. John Minford (editor/translator) is the translator of the Viking Penguin edition of the I Ching, for which he won the Australian Academy of the Humanities Medal for Excellence in Translation, as well as the acclaimed Viking Penguin edition of The Art of War. He is an emeritus professor of Chinese at the Australian National University.
Release date NZ
November 8th, 2018
Author
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Translated by John Minford
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
300 Illustrations, unspecified
Imprint
Viking Press Inc
Pages
352
ISBN-13
9780670024988
Product ID
27876830

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