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The Way of Chuang Tzu (Shambhala Library)

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Chuang Tzu—considered, along with Lao Tzu, one of the great figures of early Taoist thought—used parables and anecdotes, allegory and paradox, to illustrate that real happiness and freedom are found only in understanding the Tao or Way of nature, and dwelling in its unity. The respected Trappist monk Thomas Merton spent several years reading and reflecting upon four different translations of the Chinese classic that bears Chuang Tzu's name. The result is this collection of poetic renderings of the great sage's work that conveys its spirit in a way no other translation has and that was Merton's personal favorite among his more than fifty books. Both prose and verse are included here, as well as a short section from Merton discussing the most salient themes of Chuang Tzu's teachings.

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A collection of poetic renderings taken from the Chinese classic.

About the Author

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was a Trappist monk, spiritual director, political activist, social critic, and one of the most-read spiritual writers of the twentieth century. He is the author of many books, including The Seven Storey Mountain.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590301432
Author:
Chuang Tzu
Publisher:
Shambhala
Author:
Merton, Thomas
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Taoism
Subject:
Spirituality - General
Subject:
Zhuangzi
Subject:
Spirituality
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Taoism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Shambhala library ed.
Series:
Shambhala Library
Series Volume:
02-54
Publication Date:
20040309
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
6.95x4.57x.79 in. .59 lbs.

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