The Texts of Taoism

So it is that we have the contentions between the Literati ? and the Mohists ?, the one side affirming what the other denies , and vice versâ . If we would decide on their several affirmations and denials , no plan is like bringing the ...

The Texts of Taoism


Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486209906

Page: 418

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Volume 1 of sacred writings of mystical Chinese religion reveal Tao, the way?the key to living an obstacle-free life. Based on wu-wei, taking no unnatural action, it would make individual existence like the flow of water with no obstacles to impede. Famed Sinologist here offers standard English version of major Taoist writings: the Tao Te Ching of Lao Tse, the writings of Chuang Tse, and several shorter works. Mostly unavailable elsewhere in English.

A History of Ideas About the Prolongation of Life

Burlington Magazine 17, pp. 99–109, IV. and V. a. The Taoists: Primary Sources (Chuang Tzu). Legge, James, tr. 1891. Chuang Tsu. In The Texts of Taoism, Sacred Books of the East (2 v., Oxford) 1. pp, ...

A History of Ideas About the Prolongation of Life

Author: Gerald J. Gruman, MD, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826118745

Page: 232

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Dr. Grumanís book examines the quest for longevity and immortality up to the year 1800. He presents multicultural perspectives and attitudes as depicted in Islamic and Chinese societies as well as in Western Civilization. This scholarly work contributes to our understanding of the origins of medicine, personal hygiene and public health as well as the underlying psychological and social determinants of longevity and humanityís longing for its attainment.

The Texts of Taoism Part I

355:1 That is, the sage will not deposit it, where it will lie hidden;compare Analects XVI, vi. 356:1 See the same expression used in Book VI,par. 11, used by Confucius ofhimself. Comparingthe two passages together, I must doubt the ...

The Texts of Taoism  Part I

Author: Unknown

Publisher: Library of Alexandria

ISBN: 1465580522


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Taoist Sacred Texts

82:2 I suppose that from this to the end of the Book we have the sentiments of Kwang-dze himself. ... 82:5 The Tâo. 83:1 This Guardian of the Mind or Tower of Intelligence is the Tâo. 83:2 One of the rare introductions of spiritual ...

Taoist Sacred Texts

Author: James Legge

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3748185278

Page: 266

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When wood is rubbed against wood, it begins to burn; when metal is subjected to fire, it (melts and) flows. When the Yin and Yang act awry, heaven and earth are greatly perturbed; and on this comes the crash of thunder, and from the rain comes fire, which consumes great locust trees. The case of men is still worse. They are troubled between two pitfalls, from which they cannot escape. Chrysalis-like, they can accomplish nothing. Their minds are as if hung up between heaven and earth. Now comforted, now pitied, they are plunged in difficulties. The ideas of profit and of injury rub against each other, and produce in them a very great fire. The harmony (of the mind) is consumed in the mass of men. Their moonlike intelligence cannot overcome the (inward) fire. They thereupon fall away more and more, and the Course (which they should pursue) is altogether lost.

The Texts of Taoism Part II

Refinedby theuse of the Great Medicine, themyriad spiritsallascend among the Immortals.1 Footnotes 271:1 Accustomed to the phraseology of the ... But Tâo, commonly meaning 'knife,'isin the Shih King (I, v;VII,2)used of 'a small boat.

The Texts of Taoism  Part II

Author: Unknown

Publisher: Library of Alexandria

ISBN: 1465580530


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Inner Faces of God Kabbalah V1

In Taoism the transcendental First Cause is called the Tao (literally "Way"). Like Ein Sof, the Tao is undefinable and unknowable, eternal and nameless. The Tao Te Ching, the most sacred text of Taoism, says, "The Nameless is the origin ...

Inner Faces of God  Kabbalah V1

Author: Elizabeth Clare Prophet

Publisher: Summit University Press

ISBN: 9780922729159


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Taoist Texts

... it moderates the radiance [proceeding from those in whom TA0 is embodied—see Chuang Tsze, “Këng-sang Ch'u']; and it identifies itself with the sordid ones of the earth [the “dust” or common people—see Mencius, Book V, chap. 1, sec.

Taoist Texts

Author: Frederic H. Balfour

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1597521752

Page: 130

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From the author's Introduction: [I]t must gladden the hearts of all true students to see that some little interest is at last being taken by European writers in the beautiful philosophy of Nature preached by the founder of Taoism; the study of which, I make bold to add, cannot fail to yield rich stores of pleasure to everyone who takes it up, be he scholar, dilettante, or divine.

Current Catalog

1. Eye Diseases - diagnosis I. Kato , Ken , ed . II . Title : Recent advances in ophthalmologic diagnosis DNLM : WW ... Sakazaki , Riichi . see see The Sacred books of China : The texts of Taoism . ... V. ' Title : Texts of Taoism VI .

Current Catalog

Author: National Library of Medicine (U.S.)




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First multi-year cumulation covers six years: 1965-70.

Seeking the Lord of Middle Earth

Sacred Books of the East Volume 39: The Sacred Books of China Part 5: The Texts of Taoism Part 1: The Tao the King (Tao te Ching): The Writings of Kwang-tze, books I–XVII. translated by James Legge. oxford: Clarendon, 1891. ———.

Seeking the Lord of Middle Earth

Author: Jeffrey L. Morrow

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1532600046

Page: 188

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J. R. R. Tolkien, the beloved author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, brings to his work a great treasure--his Christian faith. Tolkien's literary works are so popular in part because, in some sense, they pertain to the real world. This present volume is an attempt to understand better the deep Christian influences on his work but also to explore the relevance of Tolkien's work for theology today. After examining Tolkien's fiction in order better to appreciate Christian influences, this volume takes a closer look at Tolkien's theology of fantasy, his response to the more skeptical origins of religion research, and applies his work to contemporary questions about method in biblical studies. Tolkien's Christianity informed all he wrote. Moreover, his own theology of fantasy holds great promise for contemporary theology.

The Tao of Nature

Examines the nature of existence, from the battle to grasp the purpose of life to the search for knowledge. This title describes perfection, perception, the value of skills and the truth revealed by complete understanding.

The Tao of Nature

Author: Chuang Tzu

Publisher: Penguin Classics

ISBN: 9780141192741

Page: 128

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Chuang Tzu examines the nature of existence in these dialogues and essays, from the battle to grasp the purpose of life to the search for knowledge. A collection of some of the most absorbing and charming philosophy ever written, THE TAO OF NATURE is also about perfection, perception, the value of skills and the truth revealed by complete understanding. GREAT IDEAS. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

The Buddhist Conquest of China Text

15 ) . 33 Tao - an's commentary to An Shih - kao's Jen - pen - yü - sheng ching # # *** has been preserved . ( T 1693 , in one chüan , preface ib . and in CSTCC VI 4.5.1 ) . CSTCC contains furthermore the following prefaces to his early ...

The Buddhist Conquest of China  Text

Author: Erik Zürcher

Publisher: Brill Archive


Page: 468

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Taoism and Self Knowledge

Niunil Foo [Cowherd and weaver; text 9 Niwan E}L [Muddy pellet]: A, B, text 1, 2, 10, 11 Niwangong |E}L'É [Muddy Pellet ... =X [Triple fork]: text 11 Sanguan Eß [Three passes] text 2 Sanhun Eß [Three hun souls: C, text 3 Sanlixue = H/V ...

Taoism and Self Knowledge

Author: Catherine Despeux

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 900438345X

Page: 312

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In Taoism and Self Knowledge, Catherine Despeux develops a history of the "Chart for the Cultivation of Perfection" a text containing an array of meditative techniques for individual salvation and thunder rites. This chart was transmitted widely among Taoists in Quanzhen tradition.

The Contemplative Foundations of Classical Daoism

1 (June 1997) (chapter 4 in this book); and Roth, “Laozi in the Context of Early Daoist Mystical Praxis,” in ... how this tradition relates to the early texts of Daoism in this book and in an article “The Bellows Analogy in Laozi V and ...

The Contemplative Foundations of Classical Daoism

Author: Harold D. Roth

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 1438482728

Page: 416

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Brings early Daoist writings into conversation with contemporary contemplative studies. In The Contemplative Foundations of Classical Daoism, Harold D. Roth explores the origins and nature of the Daoist tradition, arguing that its creators and innovators were not abstract philosophers but, rather, mystics engaged in self-exploration and self-cultivation, which in turn provided the insights embodied in such famed works as the Daodejing and Zhuangzi. In this compilation of essays and chapters representing nearly thirty years of scholarship, Roth examines the historical and intellectual origins of Daoism and demonstrates how this distinctive philosophy emerged directly from practices that were essentially contemplative in nature. In the first part of the book, Roth applies text-critical methods to derive the hidden contemplative dimensions of classical Daoism. In the second part, he applies a “contemplative hermeneutic” to explore the relationship between contemplative practices and classical Daoist philosophy and, in so doing, brings early Daoist writings into conversation with contemporary contemplative studies. To this he adds an introduction in which he reflects on the arc and influence on the field of early Chinese thought of this rich vein of scholarship. The Contemplative Foundations of Classical Daoism brings to fruition the cumulative investigations and observations of a leading figure in the emerging field of contemplative studies as they pertain to a core component of early Chinese thought. Harold D. Roth is Professor of Religious Studies and East Asian Studies and the Founder and Director of the Contemplative Studies Program at Brown University. His books include The Textual History of the Huai-nan Tzu; Original Tao: Inward Training (Nei-yeh) and the Foundations of Taoist Mysticism; Daoist Identity: History, Lineage, and Ritual (coedited with Livia Kohn); The Huainanzi: A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Government in Early Han China and The Essential Huainanzi (cotranslated and edited with John S. Major, Sarah A. Queen, and Andrew Seth Meyer).