Lao-Tzu's Treatise on the Response of the Tao: A Contemporary Translation of the Most Popular Taoist Book in China

Lao-Tzu's Treatise on the Response of the Tao: A Contemporary Translation of the Most Popular Taoist Book in China

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By (author) Li Ying-Chang, Translated by Eva Wong

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  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 150 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 226mm x 13mm | 249g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New Haven
  • ISBN 10: 030016517X
  • ISBN 13: 9780300165173
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 906,682

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Considered by many Taoists and non-Taoists alike to be an essential guide to living, Lao-tzu's Treatise on the Response of the Tao was written by the twelfth-century sage Le Ying-chang. Presenting foundational teachings and practices of the Action and Karma school of Taoism, it is replete with folk stories illustrating the teachings and an introductory essay that discusses the more esoteric meaning of the passages. Told with clarity and depth, these seminal Taoist teachings offer guidance on leading a balanced healthy life.

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Considered by many Taoists and non-Taoists alike to be an essential guide to living, Lao Tzu's Treatise on the Response of the Tao was written by the twelfth-century sage Li Ying-chang. Presenting foundational teachings and practices of the Action and Karma school of Taoism, it is replete with folk stories illustrating the teachings and an introductory essay that discusses the more esoteric meanings of the passages. Told with clarity and depth, these seminal Taoist teachings offer guidance on leading a balanced, healthy life.