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Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, is the classic manual on the art of living and one of the wonders of the world. In eighty-one brief chapters, the Tao Te Ching llods at the basic predicatment of being alive and gives advice that imparts balance and perspective, a serene and generous spirit. This book is about wisdom in action. It teaches how wo work for the good with the efforless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao (the basic principle of the universe) and applies equally to good government and sexual love, to childrearing, business, and ecology.

The Tao Te Ching is the most widely traslated book in world literature, after the Bible. Yet the gemlike lucidity of the original has eluded most previous translations, and they have obscured some of its central ideas. Now the Tao Te ching has been rendered into English by the eminent scholar and traslator Stephen Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell's Dropping Ashes on the Buddha is a modern Zen classic, and his translations of Rilke and of the Book of Job have already been called definitive for our time.

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Printed throughout in two colors is this new, definitive version of one of the great books of world literature--comparable in its sales and influence to the Bible, the Bhagavad Ghita, and the Koran.

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ISBN:
9780060160012
Other:
Tzu, Lao
Author:
Lao-Tzu
Author:
Laozi
Author:
Tzu, Lao
Author:
by Lao Tzu
Publisher:
Harper
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Taoism
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Tao te ching
Subject:
Inspirational & Religious
Subject:
Eastern - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series Volume:
no. 84
Publication Date:
19000101
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.54x5.62x.59 in. .59 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Printed throughout in two colors is this new, definitive version of one of the great books of world literature--comparable in its sales and influence to the Bible, the Bhagavad Ghita, and the Koran.

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