Everyday Tao: Living with Balance and Harmony

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Harper Collins, May 10, 1996 - Religion - 272 pages
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TAO IS A PEONG A PATH

The Taoist spirit comes to life, made vibrant and contemporary through the Chinese ideograms whose images and stories speak of living in harmony with the Tao. 'Everyday Tao' revives an ancient approach to meditation and refl

 

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Reflection on Spirituality for the real world!
This "gem" of a book makes clever simple and simple clever.
I was drawn to this book and haven't been able to stop reading for 4 days.
It just 'grabs' me! Love the clean simplicity used to convey profound concepts!
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Contents

Righteousness
131
Charity
132
Kindness
133
Virtue
134
Nine MODERATION
135
Center
136
Pair
137
Happiness
138

Field
10
Rice
11
Cloud
12
Essence
13
Breath
14
Spirit
15
River
16
Rock
17
Tree
18
Ancient
19
Mountain
20
Tiger
21
Crane
22
Carp
23
Turtle
24
Immediate
26
Open
27
Constancy
28
Window
29
Above
30
Purity
31
White
32
Matter
33
Silence
34
Sit
35
Three BOOKS
37
Book
38
Literature
39
Classic
40
Speech
41
Listen
42
Learn
43
Knowing
44
Write
45
Stylus
46
Drum
47
Dictionary
48
Image
49
Scholar
50
Poetry
51
Sing
52
Four STRATEGY
53
Martial
54
Conflict
55
Strategy
56
Behind
57
Hard
58
Insubstantial
59
Round
60
Aggressive
61
Stance
62
IIero
63
Means
64
Transform
65
Leader
66
Near
67
Advantage
68
Timely
69
Encounter
70
Bold
71
Lever
72
Before
73
Sparing
74
Multitude
75
Five MOVEMENT
77
Dawn
78
Flow
79
Change
80
Return
81
Adapting
82
Drifting
83
Travel
84
Movement
85
Star
86
Direction
87
Road
88
Stele
89
Run
90
Broad
91
Complete
92
Six SKILL
93
Art
94
Divination
95
Tap
96
Dance
97
Medicine
98
Recite
99
Music
100
Ability
101
Eat
102
Practice
103
Spear
104
Collect
105
Secret
106
Market
107
All
108
Seven CRAFT
109
Work I
110
11
111
12
112
1 3
113
14
114
16
116
1 7
117
18
118
Eight CONDUCT
119
Young
120
Pine
121
Loyalty
122
jade
123
Orchid
124
Bamboo
125
Comb
126
Friend
127
Compassion
128
Lose
129
Correct
130
Longevity
139
Hungry
140
Full
141
Passion
142
Laughter
143
Play
144
Lining
145
Taste
146
Generation
147
Dangerous
148
Thunder
149
Melt
150
Excess
151
Sweep
152
Ten DEVOTION
153
Offering
154
Flowers
155
6
156
7
157
8
158
5 9
159
Worship
160
1
161
Interval
162
Diversity
163
64
164
Love
165
Eleven PERSEVERANCE
167
Disaster
168
Patience
169
Diligence
170
Sorrow
171
Inch
172
Endure
173
Doubt
174
Ruin
175
Gain
176
Single
177
Fate
178
Recovery
179
Remembering
180
Distance
181
Inner
182
Hope
183
Twelve TEACHING
185
Ask
186
Master
187
Crazy
188
Good
189
Spiritual
190
Come
191
Ounce
192
Difficult
193
Instruct
194
Ache
195
Nurture
196
Father
197
Verify
198
Thirteen SELF
199
Oneself
200
Person
201
Heart
202
Body
203
You
204
Me
205
Others
206
Yourself
207
Touch
208
True
209
Material
210
Prisoner
211
Vomit
212
Root
213
Deep
214
Talent
215
Eccentric
216
Two
217
Perception
218
Origin
219
Bone
220
Withered
221
Old
222
Enough
223
Belly
224
Fountain
225
Fourteen SIMPLIFYING
227
Retreat
228
Butterfly
229
Dream
230
City
231
Nation
232
Bridge
233
Fame
234
Same
235
Add
236
Reduce
237
Dust
238
Qbscure
239
Common
240
False
241
Abandon
242
Forget
243
Return
244
Fifteen UNION
245
Together
246
Bowl
247
Empty
248
None
249
Source
250
Valley
251
Shell
252
Shadow
253
Pipes
254
Soul
255
Seed
256
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About the author (1996)

Deng Ming-Dao is the author of eight books, including 365 Tao, Everyday Tao, Scholar Warrior, and Chronicles of Tao. His books have been translated into fifteen languages. He studied qigong, philosophy, meditation, and internal martial arts with Taoist master Kwan Saihung for thirteen years, and studied with two other masters before that. He is an award-winning graphic designer and fine artist whose work is in several collections, including those of the Brooklyn Museum and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Deng’s watercolors appear at the beginning of each chapter in this I Ching.

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