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- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
The I Ching originated in China as a divination manual more than three thousand years ago. In 136 BCE the emperor declared it a Confucian classic, and in the centuries that followed, this work had a profound influence on the philosophy, religion, art, literature, politics, science, technology, and medicine of various cultures throughout East Asia.... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.74
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...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 36.99
Taoism, the set of philosophical teachings and religious practices rooted in the understanding of the Chinese character Tao, or "The Way," was founded by the Chinese philosopher Laozi in the 6th Century BCE, whose work, the Tao Te Ching ( The Book of the Way and its Virtue ) laid the philosophical foundation for the religion's beliefs. This volume... more...
- Osho Media International 2012; US$ 7.99
Moving beyond the usual interpretations of this classic Chinese text ? that of using it as an indicator of what to do next or attempting to predict the future ? Osho is using the Tao Te Ching as Lao Tzu intended: to ignite the flame of individual awareness and insight. His commentaries on these seven verses burn through every idea we may hold about... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 49.95
This innovative work on Chinese concepts of the afterlife is the result of Stephen Bokenkamp's groundbreaking study of Chinese scripture and the incorporation of Indic concepts into the Chinese worldview. Here, he explores how Chinese authors, including Daoists and non-Buddhists, received and deployed ideas about rebirth from the third to the sixth... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1996; US$ 5.99
This guide to the Asian zodiac gives a complete history and explanation of the zodiac as well as detailed instructions on how to read one's own animal signs. In much the same way that Westerners analyze their personalities and predict their futures by studying the positions of the stars under which they were born, Asians use the ancient animal... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 8.99
Imagine how much you could learn if you knew how to evaluate a person's character, health, fortune, social status, sexual charisma, and life expectancy from a careful reading of his or her face. Face reading, a practice as old as man, is a universal art that we all use every daywith varying degrees of skill. We all know and respond to facial expressions... 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...
- 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...