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Tao Te Ching - a book by Tzu, Lao

Tao Te Ching

An All-New Translation

Tao Te Ching( )
Author: Tzu, Lao
Translator: Wilson, William Scott
ISBN:978-1-61180-077-7
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

The classic Taoist text freshly translated using the original Chinese script from Lao Tzu's time, and beautifully illustrated with seventeenth-century artwork. Renowned translator William Scott Wilson has rendered Lao Tzu's classic in the most authentic way possible, using both the ancient text and the even older Great Seal script used during Lao Tzu's time. The result is a new and nuanced translation, accompanied by gorgeous Chinese ink paintings and fascinating...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Taoism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.26 x 7.51 x 0.67 Inches
Book Weight:0.64 Pounds
Author Biography
Tzu, Lao (Author)
Lao Tzu, a Chinese philosopher, is considered to be the founder of Taoism. His birth and death dates are uncertain. According to legend, Lao Tzu was keeper of the archives at the imperial court. When he was eighty years old he set out for the western border of China, saddened and disillusioned that men were unwilling to follow the path to natural goodness. At the border, he was asked by a border guard to record his teachings before he left. These teachings were compiled into the Tao Te Ching (The Way and Its Power).

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