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In eighty-one brief chapters, Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, provides advice that imparts balance and perspective, a serene and generous spirit, and teaches us how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao—the basic principle of the universe.

Stephen Mitchell's bestselling version has been widely acclaimed as a gift to contemporary culture.

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In an all new look for this acclaimed translation of a classic, Loa-tzu's "Tao Te Ching, "or "Book of the Way," is the classic manual on the art of living. In 81 brief chapters, it looks at the basic predicament of being alive and gives advice to help achieve balance and perspective, a serene and generous spirit.

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Stephen Mitchell attended Amherst, the University of Paris, and Yale. His many books include The Book of Job, Tao Te Ching, Parables and Portraits, The Gospel According to Jesus, A Book of Psalms, Ahead of All Parting: The Selected Poetry and Prose of Rainer Maria Rilke, and Genesis.

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CapeSundew, May 26, 2011 (view all comments by CapeSundew)
from a life of living the Tao, I have found this to be the best translation. Lao Tzu embodies simplicity in life and writing, Stephen Mitchell keeps to this poetic simplicity which truly allows your mind to grasp the Tao that can not be told. As Buddha teaches "I want to meet the man that understands the idea and lets go of the words for he is truly wise"
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780061142666
Subtitle:
A New English Version
Author:
Mitchell, Stephen
Author:
Mitchell, Stephen A.
Author:
by Stephen A. Mitchell
Publisher:
Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Subject:
Taoism
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Inspirational & Religious
Subject:
Eastern - General
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Taoism
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Perennial Classics
Publication Date:
20060905
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 85.26 oz

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"Synopsis" by , In an all new look for this acclaimed translation of a classic, Loa-tzu's "Tao Te Ching, "or "Book of the Way," is the classic manual on the art of living. In 81 brief chapters, it looks at the basic predicament of being alive and gives advice to help achieve balance and perspective, a serene and generous spirit.

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