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The Complete I Ching: A Definitive Translation by the Taoist Master Alfred Huangby Alfred Huang
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•The first translation to honor the authentic Chinese spirit of the Book of Change
To the Chinese, the I Ching is nothing without the Confucian commentaries known as the Ten Wings. Previous editions have given them only a minor place in the book, or have left them out altogether. In this new translation, they are restored to their central importance by Master Huang.
This book also emphasizes the intricate connections between the 64 possible hexagrams, and introduces several new methods for doing readings.
This authoritative translation is the first by an eminent Chinese scholar, and it includes the essential Confucian commentaries.
In "The Complete I Ching", an eminent Chinese scholar translated the original ideographs of the I Ching into English. This book also includes a new emphasis on the intricate web of interrelations among the names and sequence of the 64 hexagrams, the preservation of the original poetic style, plus more.
About the Author
A professor of Taoist philosophy and former Dean of Students at Shanghai University, Master Alfred Huang is a third-generation master of Tai Chi, Chi Kung, and Oriental meditation, wtih over 50 years of experince. He is the founder of New Harmony, a non-profit organization devoted to teaching self-healing, and is the author of Complete Tai Chi. He lives on the island of Maui.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments Preface Ten Contributions of This Translation About the Translation How to Use This Book Introduction Flying with the I Ching The Upper Canon 1. Qian x Initiating 2. Kun x Responding 3. Zhun x Beginning 4. Meng x Childhood 5. Xu x Needing 6. Song x Contention 7. Shi x Multitude 8. Bi x Union 9. Xiao Xu x Little Accumulation 10. Lu x Fulfillment 11. Tai x Advance 12. Pi x Hindrance 13. Tong Ren x Seeking Harmony 14. Da You x Great Harvest 15. Qian x Humbleness 16. Yu x Delight 17. Sui x Following 18. Gu x Remedying 19. Lin x Approaching 20. Guan x Watching 21. Shi He x Eradicating 22. Bi x Adorning 23. Bo x Falling Away 24. Fu x Turning Back 25. Wu Wang x Without Falsehood 26. Da Xu x Great Accumulation 27. Yi x Nourishing 28. Da Guo x Great Exceeding 29. Kan x Darkness 30. Li x Brightness The Lower Canon 31. Xian x Mutual Influence 32. Heng x Long Lasting 33. Dun x Retreat 34. Da Zhuang x Great Strength 35. Jing x Proceeding Forward 36. Ming Yi x Brilliance Injured 37. Jia Ren x Household 38. Kui x Diversity 39. Jian x Hardship 40. Jie x Relief 41. Sun x Decreasing 42. Yi x Increasing 43. Guai x Eliminating 44. Gou x Encountering 45. Cui x Bringing Together 46. Sheng x Growing Upward 47. Kun x Exhausting 48. Jing x Replenishing 49. Ge x Abolishing the Old 50. Ding x Establishing the New 51. Zhen x Taking Action 52. Gen x Keeping Still 53. Jian x Developing Gradually 54. Gui Mei x Marrying Maiden 55. Feng x Abundance 56. Lu x Traveling 57. Zun x Proceeding Humbly 58 Dui x Joyful 59. Huan x Dispersing 60. Jie x Restricting 61. Zhong Fu x Innermost Sincerity 62. Ziao Guo x Little Exceeding 63. Ji Ji x Already Fulfilled 64. Wei Ji x Not Yet Fulfilled A Brief History of the Zhou Dynasty Glossary Index
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