Dao de Jing
Traditionally attributed to Lao Tzu, an older contemporary of Confucius (551 - 479 BC), it is now thought that the work was compiled in about the fourth century BC. An anthology of wise sayings, it offers a model by which the individual can live rather than explaining the human place in the universe. The moral code it encourages is based on modesty and self-restraint, and the rewards reaped for such a life are harmony and flow of life.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - clifforddham - LibraryThing
One of the finest, truest spiritual texts, and one of the best renderings of this classic Chinese work into English. Living through letting go. Both direct and poetic, with additional notes from Le Guin. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - slothman - LibraryThing
In the introduction, Le Guin explains that the Tao Te Ching has been an influential book throughout her life, and that over the years she has made efforts at producing her own rendition of the classic ... Read full review