Tao Te Ching Persona

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Harper Collins, Aug 28, 1992 - Religion - 144 pages
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Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, is the classic manual on the art of living, and one of the wonders of the world. In eighty-one brief chapters, the Tao Te Ching looks at the basic predicament of being alive and gives advice that imparts balance and perspective, a serene and generous spirit. This book is about wisdom in action. It teaches how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao (the basic principle of the universe) and applies equally to good government and sexual love; to child rearing, business, and ecology.

Stephen Mitchell's bestselling version has been widely acclaimed as a gift to contemporary culture.



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User Review  - Tessa - Goodreads

I started reading this in my 20's. I try to read through each of the 81 chapters at least once a year. For a while, I kept a small database with the chapter text and my comments as I re-read each time ... Read full review

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User Review  - Wakar Amarra - Goodreads

Ian perpetually reading this book. I read one section a dayand when I reach the end I begin again. The teachingis profound and timeless. Mitchell's translation may or may not be the most accurate, but ... Read full review


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Stephen Mitchell's many books include the bestselling Tao Te Ching, Gilgamesh, and The Second Book of the Tao, as well as The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, The Gospel According to Jesus, Bhagavad Gita, The Book of Job, and Meetings with the Archangel.

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