Tao Te Ching: The Classic Book of Integrity and the Way
A new, landmark translation ofone of the most popular works of world literture, this edition of the Tao Te Ching is based on the newly discovered Ma-wang-tui manuscripts. Illustrated ith ten woodcuts.
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Parallels Between Taoism
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action Afterword ancient Chinese Arjuna attained unity beginning Bhagavad Gitd body Brahman Buddhist called ch'i chapter character China Ching classical Chinese close cognate commentaries commentators concept Confucian Confucius cosmic derived desire dtman English word Eternal integrity fourth century B.C. fulfills his purpose heart heaven and earth implies Indo-European root interpreted key terms Krishna Lao Tzu later lines literally longevity Ma-wang-tui manuscripts Master Chuang means meditation mind modern standard Mandarin Mundaka Mundaka Upanisad myriad creatures nonaction nonbeing Old Chinese Old Master one's oral original person of superior pronounced Proto-Indo-European reason received text religion righteousness roughly ruler sage Sanskrit sayings scholars scripture second century B.C. silk manuscript Sinitic languages sinological sinologist soul sounds startling Sufism sutra Tao Te Ching third century B.C. Thirty spokes converge thought tradition translation understand unhewn log Upanisad valley versions vital breath Wade-Giles Wang Pi weapons written Yoga and Taoism Yogic