Total I Ching: Myths for Change (Paperback)
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Short Description for Total I Ching * This revolutionary new approach to the world's oldest wisdom tradition, the I CHING, is considered to be the definitive book on the subject.
- Published: 07 July 2009
- Format: Paperback 464 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780749939809 ISBN 10: 074993980X
- Sales rank: 133,505
Full description for Total I Ching
The I Ching (pronounced ee-ching) is the oldest and most respected oracle or divinatory system in the world. There are currently two translations available which offer somewhat conflicting interpretations - the popular Confucian version and an earlier Taoist version called Zhouyi. Reconstructed by twentieth-century scholars and archaeologists, Zhouyi presents the highly imaginative world of myth and ritual that is the hidden base of thousands of years of Eastern thought. Now, for the first time ever, Stephen Karcher fuses these two traditions using modern scholarship and archaeological and linguistic research, along with a wide background in Eastern philosophy and comparative religion, and presents them to the modern Western reader in a comprehensive and accessible new form. TOTAL I CHING is a complete oracle with instruction for immediate use in all life situations, but is also the first translation to detail the mythology of the divinatory system, offering a revolutionary new approach to the world's oldest wisdom tradition.