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24%OFFLao Tzu - Tao Te Ching - 9780140441314 - V9780140441314
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Tao Te Ching

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Description for Tao Te Ching Paperback. Free when packaged with any Damrosch World Literature title. Translator(s): Lau, D. C. Num Pages: 192 pages, glossary, notes. BIC Classification: 3D; HPD; HRKN5. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 144.

'Have little thought of self and as few desires as possible'

Whether or not Lao Tzu was a historical figure is uncertain, but the wisdom gathered under his name in the fourth century BC is central to the understanding and practice of Taoism. One of the three great religions of China, Taoism is based upon a concept of the Tao, or Way, as the universal power through which all life flows. The Tao Te Ching offers a practical model by which both the individual and society can embody this belief, encouraging modesty and self-restraint as the true path to ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780140441314
SKU
V9780140441314
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99-99

About Lao Tzu
Lao Tzu is a Chinese philosopher and founder of the Taoist religion in China. His name means 'Old Master'. He worked as a librarian at the court of Chou. When the kingdom showed signs of decay, Lao Tzu left and was never heard of again. Tao Te Chingis said to be his the principles of his philosophy. D. C. ... Read more

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"It would be hard to find a fresh approach to a text that ranks only behind the Bible as the most widely translated book in the world, but Star achieves that goal. . . . As fascinating to the casual scholar as it is for the serious student." -NAPRA ReView "Jonathan Star's Tao Te Ching achieves the essential: It ... Read more

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