The book of the way and its virtue
Formats and Editions of Tao te ching : the book of the way and its virtue [iatt-ykp.org]In 81 short chapters, he presented the world according to Tao, the Way, and how mankind should adapt to it. The book has become one of the foremost world classics of wisdom - maybe even more relevant today, than it was to Lao Tzu's contemporaries. This translation of the text focuses on the clarity and simplicity by which Lao Tzu expresses his fascinating cosmology and profound ethics. This is an uncommented edition. As a historian of ideas, he studies the thought patterns in creation myths around the world. He is also a high-grade instructor of the peaceful martial art aikido, which he has practiced since
Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching
Skip to main content. Search Search. Advanced Search. May be backordered or unavailable. We will update you with the status after you place your order. Description One of the most influential books in Chinese literature, the Tao Te Ching, which literally means "The Classic of the Way and Its Power or Virtue," remains one of the most-frequently translated and widely-read books in the world. Believed to have been written by the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu in the sixth century B.
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Lao Tzu - Tao Te Ching. Tao Te Ching by Tzu, Lao. Be the first to write a review. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear.
Illustrated with classical Chinese art from the 14thth centuries, courtesy of the Yale University Art Gallery. Listen to audio-book edition sample:. Translated by A. This work may be freely reproduced, stored, and transmitted, electronically or otherwise, for any non-commercial purpose. According to tradition it has its origins even earlier, around the sixth century BC. The title may be translated as Instruction regarding the Way of Virtue. Consisting of eighty-one short sections in a poetic style, the text ranges widely in content, from practical advice to universal wisdom, embracing politics, society and the personal.