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- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99
The Chinese philosopher Zhuangzi (369–286 B.C.E.) encountered a skull that later in a dream praises the pleasures of death over the toil of living. This anecdote became popular with poets in the second and third centuries and found renewed significance with the founders of Quanzhen Daoism. These philosophers turned the skull into a skeleton, a metonym... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 65.00
A detailed explanation of the building blocks of Chinese metaphysics, the 22 Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches upon which Chinese medicine, astrology and FengShui are based. Poetic descriptions dating from the Song dynasty give the reader a deep understanding of the meaning of each and of their interrelationships. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 65.00
Discussion of Cold Damage (Shang Han Lun) and contemporary texts of ancient China form the bedrock of modern Chinese medicine practice, yet these classic texts contain many concepts that are either hard to understand or confusing. Based on over thirty years' medical practice, and study of the texts, this book explains the concepts involved so that... more...
- Barefoot Doctor 1999; US$ 14.45
Based on the ancient Taoist idea of the 'Five Excellences', this handbook will teach you how to raise your profile to unprecedented heights in order to convey your own unique message to the world and thus make yourself available to receive bucket loads of money, and all in a spiritually sorted way. Whether beginning the quest or an old hand, this handbook... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 19.95
In this highly illustrated guide, Master He, a fifth generation practitioner of Bagua, introduces the ancient Daoist principles on which it is based and the approach to life it nurtures. Photographs illustrate a programme of sequences, showing the beauty of the movements, and the positions and transitions the practitioner is aiming for. more...
- DK Publishing 2002; US$ 18.95
You're no idiot, of courser. You know Taoism is one of the world's oldest religions, based on simplicity and balance. However, you may not know it has important parallels with modern Western faith; health, ecology, even in pop culture icons as Luke Skywalker and The Beatles. But you don't have to sit at the feet of a Taoist master to learn how... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 49.99
1. An Introduction with Work to Do. 2. The Context of Chinese Philosophy: Language and Theory of Language. Part I The Positive Dao Period. 3. Confucius: The Baseline. 4. Mozi: Setting the Philosophical Agenda. Part II The Antilanguage Period. 5. Mencius: The Establishment Strikes Back. 6. Laozi: Language and Society. Part III The Analytic Period. 7.... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 212.00
This important work focuses on early Quanzhen (Complete Perfection) Daoism, a twelfth-century Daoist religious movement and subsequent monastic order. Emphasis in this first study to approach Quanzhen from a comparative religious studies perspective is placed on the complex interplay among views of self, specific training regimens, and the types of... more...