The Tao Te Ching

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Duncan Baird Publishers, Sep 1, 2006 - Religion - 222 pages
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The Tao Te Ching is universally renowned as a sublimely poetic spiritual teaching by the legendary sage, Lao Tzu.  Its easily assimilated aphorisms provide a continuous source of spiritual nourishment, its insights on statesmanship are practical guides for our own time, and, in the West, the Taoist systems of the I Ching, Tai Chi, Qui Gong, and Feng Shui are becoming increasingly popular. Ralph Alan Dale’s brilliant translation uniquely captures, as never before, the essential meaning of this profound text.

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Review: The Tao Te Ching: 81 Verses by Lao Tzu with Introduction and Commentary

User Review  - Tim Pendry - Goodreads

This is a small book in a series of Sacred Texts published by Watkins and I regret that I could not give it more than two stars. Let us deal with the original. Personally, I am highly sympathetic to ... Read full review

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Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher, was a native of Chu, a southern state during the Zhou dynasty. His birth and death dates are uncertain. He is considered to be the founder of Taoism. According to legend, Lao Tzu set out on a journey to leave China. At the border, he was asked by a border guard to record his teachings. These teachings were compiled into what we know as the Tao-te-Ching, translated as the Classic of the Way and Virtue.

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