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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 11.50
Philip J. Ivanhoe's richly annotated translation of this classic work is accompanied by his engaging interpretation and commentary, a lucid introduction, and a Language Appendix that compares eight classic translations of the opening passage of the work and invites the reader to consider the principles upon which each was rendered. "Why another... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95
Martial artists, great warriors, coaches, generals, and successful corporate CEOs effectively use the strategies for winning found in Sun Tzu's Art of War . Authors Jerry Lynch and Chungliang Al Huang, using lessons from the The Art of War , as well as other ancient Taoist books such as the I Ching and Tao Te Ching , teach readers to develop... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
In late classical and early medieval China, ascetics strove to become transcendents--deathless beings with supernormal powers. Practitioners developed dietetic, alchemical, meditative, gymnastic, sexual, and medicinal disciplines (some of which are still practiced today) to perfect themselves and thus transcend death. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 8.95
This translation captures the terse and enigmatic beauty of the ancient original and resists the tendency toward interpretive paraphrase found in many other editions. Along with the complete translation, Lombardo and Addiss provide one or more key lines from the original Chinese for each of the eighty-one sections, together with a transliteration of... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.49
This book, written approximately 2500 years ago, is probably the most influential book of all time. Its 81 chapters have been translated into English more times than any other Chinese document. The Tao Te Ching provides the basis for the philosophical school of Taoism. more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.99
This ancient esoteric treatise was transmitted orally for centuries before being recorded on a series of wooden tablets in the eighth century. It was recorded by a member of the Religion of Light, whose leader was the Taoist adept Lu Yen (also known as Lu Yen and Lu ?Guest of the Cavern?). It is said that Lu Tzu became one of the Eight Immortals using... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 44.99
This book presents a systematic account of the role of the personal spiritual ideal of wu-wei--literally "no doing," but better rendered as "effortless action"--in early Chinese thought. Edward Slingerland's analysis shows that wu-wei represents the most general of a set of conceptual metaphors having to do with a state of effortless... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 13.99
Place the word Tao Into your heart. Use no other words. The Tao is constantly moving, the path that all life and the whole universe takes. There is nothing that is not part of it?harmonious living is to know and to move with the Tao?it is a way of life, the natural order of things, a force that flows through all life. 365 Tao is a contemporary... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 19.99
In this beautifully illustrated offering of ancient wisdom, Deng Ming-Dao shares the secrets of the spiritual path handed down to him by Kwan Saihung, his Taoist master, as well as by herbalists, martial artists, and other practitioners of the ancient arts. Deng shows how Taoist philosophy and practice may be integrated into contemporary Western lifestyles... more...