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Tao Te Ching: A New English Version, with Forword and Notes (Perennial Classics)

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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 looks at the basic predicament 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 to work for the good with the effortless 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 child rearing, business, and ecology.

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

 

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The central figure of Lao Tzu's timeless manual, the Master, reveals the power of the Tao by surrendering to it, and thereby opening his soul to universal truths.

Synopsis:

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 looks at the basic predicament 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 to work for the good with the effortless 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 child rearing, business, and ecology.

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

 

About the Author

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. Byron Katie, author of Loving What Is and an inspirational speaker.

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ISBN:
9780060955434
Subtitle:
A New English Version
Translator:
Mitchell, Stephen
Author:
Tzu, Lao
Author:
Mitchell, Stephen A.
Author:
Mitchell, Stephen
Author:
Lao-Tzu
Publisher:
Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Location:
New York
Subject:
Inspirational
Subject:
Taoism
Subject:
Inspirational & Religious
Subject:
Eastern - General
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Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Perennial Classics
Series Volume:
[no. 83-84]
Publication Date:
20000401
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.10x5.34x.32 in. .26 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The central figure of Lao Tzu's timeless manual, the Master, reveals the power of the Tao by surrendering to it, and thereby opening his soul to universal truths.
"Synopsis" by , 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 looks at the basic predicament 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 to work for the good with the effortless 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 child rearing, business, and ecology.

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

 

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