Understanding the Mysteries

Book - 1991
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Lao-tzu, the legendary sage of ancient China, is traditionally considered to be the author of the Tao Te Ching, one of the most popular classics of world literature. Now Lao-tzu's further teachings on the Tao, or Way, are presented here in the first English translation of the Chinese text known as the Wen-tzu. Although previously ignored by Western scholars, the Wen-tzu has long been revered by the Chinese as one of the great classics of ancient Taoism. In it, Lao-tzu shows that the cultivation of simplicity and spontaneity is essential to both the enlightened individual and the wise leader. This timeless work will appeal to a broad audience of contemporary readers who have come to consider Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching a classic on the art of living.
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala ; [New York] : Distributed in the U.S. by Random House, c1991
ISBN: 9780877738626
Branch Call Number: 299 L299w
Characteristics: xxiii, 184 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Cleary, Thomas F. 1949-


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