lao tzu: tao te ching (an english version by ursula k. le guin)

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  • Tao Te Ching: A New Translation and Commentary

    • ISBN: 9780760749982
    • Manufacturer: Barnes & Noble Books

    The Tao Te Ching is a great treasure house of wisdom. Written by Lao Tzu as early as the sixth century B.C. and composed of only 5,000 characters, it has become one of the classic works of spiritual enlightenment. The Tao offers a much-needed alternative to our fragmented, modern ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving. To live life in accordance w... [read more]

  • Tao Te Ching: Text Only Edition

    • ISBN: 0679724346
    • Brand: Vintage
    • Manufacturer: Vintage

    For nearly two generations, Gia-fu Feng and Jane English's bestselling translation of the Tao Te Ching has been the standard for those seeking access to the wisdom of Taoist thought. Now Jane English and her long-time editor, Toinette Lippe, have revised and refreshed the translation so that it more faithfully reflects the Classical Chinese in whic... [read more]

  • Tao Te Ching: A New English Version (Perennial Classics)

    • ISBN: 9780061142666
    • Brand: Laozi/ Mitchell, Stephen A. (TRN)
    • Manufacturer: Harper Perennial Modern Classics

    In eighty-one brief chapters, Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, provides advice that imparts balance and perspective, a serene and generous spirit, and teaches us how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao—the basic principle of the universe.Stephen Mitchell's bestselling version h... [read more]

  • Lao Tzu: Te-Tao Ching - A New Translation Based on the Recently Discovered Ma-wang-tui Texts (Classics of Ancient China)

    • ISBN: 0345370996
    • Manufacturer: Ballantine Books

    Lao-tzu’s Te-Tao Ching has been treasured for thousands of years for its poetic statement of life’s most profound and elusive truths. Although the Te-Tao Ching is widely read, the author’s enigmatic style and the less than perfect condition of the Chinese originals make many of its brief poems difficult to understand. So readers of find lite... [read more]

  • Lao-tzu's Taoteching

    • ISBN: 1556592906
    • Brand: Brand: Copper Canyon Press
    • Manufacturer: Copper Canyon Press

    One of the best-selling English-language translations of the Taoteching.“A refreshing new translation. . . . Highly recommended.”—Library Journal“With its clarity and scholarly range, this version of the Taoteching works as both a readable text and a valuable resource of Taoist interpretation.”—Publishers Weekly“Read it in confidence that ... [read more]

  • The Tao of Power: Lao Tzu's Classic Guide to Leadership, Influence, and Excellence [A new translation of the Tao Te Ching]

    • ISBN: 0385196377
    • Manufacturer: Doubleday

    A masterpiece of practical philosophy, this is the manual composed by Lao Tzu for China's rulers to help them enhance interpersonal relationships and cultivate the enduring qualities of leadership.

  • Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching: A Translation of the Startling New Documents Found at Guodian (Translations from the Asian Classics)

    • ISBN: 0231118171
    • Manufacturer: Columbia University Press

    In 1993, an astonishing discovery was made at a tomb in Guodian in Hubei province (east central China). Written on strips of bamboo that have miraculously survived intact since 300 B.C., the "Guodian Laozi," is by far the earliest version of the Tao Te Ching ever unearthed. Students of ancient Chinese civilization proclaimed the text a decisive bre... [read more]

  • Tao Te Ching: A New Translation

    • ISBN: 1590303873
    • Manufacturer: Shambhala

    Part poetry, part paradox, always stirring and profound, Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching has been inspiring readers since it was written over two thousand years ago. This masterpiece is also one of the most frequently translated books in all of history, in part because the multiple meanings of the Chinese characters make it impossible to translate into a ... [read more]

  • Tao Te Ching: An All-New Translation

    • ISBN: 4770030916
    • Brand: Lao Tzu
    • Manufacturer: Kodansha USA

    Renowned translator William Scott Wilson offers a fresh version of the Tao Te Ching that will resonate with the modern reader. While most translators have relied on the "new" text of 200 B.C., Wilson went back another 300 years to work from the original characters used during Lao Tzu's lifetime. By referring to these earlier characters, Wilson is a... [read more]

  • Tao Te Ching: The New Translation from Tao Te Ching, The Definitive Edition (Tarcher Cornerstone Editions)

    • ISBN: 1585426180
    • Brand: Laozi
    • Manufacturer: TarcherPerigee

    In the hands of Jonathan Star, the eighty-one verses of the Tao Te Ching resound with the elegant, simple images and all-penetrating ideas that have made this ancient work a cornerstone of the world's wisdom literature.

  • A Path and a Practice: Using Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching as a Guide to an Awakened Spiritual Life

    • ISBN: 1569243905
    • Brand: Brand: Da Capo Press
    • Manufacturer: Da Capo Lifelong Books

    The Tao Te Ching—one of the most loved and widely translated books in human history—has appeared in countless English-language versions. But no modern translation has yet captured the essential thrust of Lao Tzu's work as a practical guide to living an awakened life. Now William Martin, whose acclaimed previous reinterpretations of the Tao (for... [read more]

  • The Illustrated Tao Te Ching

    • ISBN: 1843336278
    • Brand: Brand: Vega
    • Manufacturer: Vega

    Acknowledged to be one of the definitive versions of the influential Chinese classic, this new translation reveals the text in its full glory and recaptures the flow and power of the original writings. One of the most important books in Chinese literature, its significance has reverberated throughout the centuries since the Han dynasty. Its powerfu... [read more]

  • The Parent's Tao Te Ching: Ancient Advice for Modern Parents

    • ISBN: 1569246629
    • Color: Yellow
    • Brand: William Martin
    • Manufacturer: Da Capo Lifelong Books

    Classic Taoist wisdom applied to the world of parenting, guiding mothers and fathers to meaningful conversations and relationships with their children.William C. Martin has freshly reinterpreted the Tao Te Ching to speak directly and clearly to the most difficult of modern tasks-- parenting. With its combination of free verse and judicious advice, ... [read more]

  • Tao Te Ching

    • ISBN: 1718040504
    • Manufacturer: Independently published

    The Path to PeaceThe Tao Te Ching is a series of meditations on the mysterious nature of the Tao--the Way, the guiding light, the very source of all existence. According to Lao Tzu (a name meaning "the old master"), the Tao is found where we would least expect it--not in the strong but in the weak; not in speech but in silence; not in doing but ... [read more]

  • Tao Te Ching

    • ISBN: 1537196472
    • Brand: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
    • Manufacturer: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

    The Tao Teh King (Tao Te Ching) forms the fundamental core of modern Taoist philosophy and has informed the beliefs and mode of life of the people of China for 2500 years. For all those who seek peace, contentment, harmony and balance in life, the Tao Teh King is an indispensable resource. Lao Tse’s words speak directly to the heart with simple, ... [read more]

  • Tao Te Ching

    • ISBN: 9780140441314
    • Manufacturer: Penguin Classics

    Traditionally attributed to Lao Tzu, an older contemporary of Confucius (551 - 479 BC), it is now thought that the work was compiled in about the fourth century BC. An anthology of wise sayings, it offers a model by which the individual can live rather than explaining the human place in the universe. The moral code it encourages is based on modesty... [read more]

  • Tao Te Ching

    • ISBN: 1984055763
    • Manufacturer: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

    The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu is among the wisest books ever written and one of the greatest gifts ever given to humankind. In the handful of pages that make up the Tao te Ching, there is an answer to each of life’s questions, a solution to every predicament, a balm for any wound. It is less a book than a living, breathing angel.

  • Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching (Asian Institute Translations)

    • ISBN: 0877733880
    • Brand: Brand: Shambhala
    • Manufacturer: Shambhala

    Written more than two thousand years ago, the Tao Teh Ching, or "The Classic of the Way and Its Virtue," has probably had a greater influence on Asian thought than any other single book. It is also one of the true classics of world literature. Traditionally attributed to the near-legendary "Old Master," Lao Tzu, the Tao Teh Ching teaches that the... [read more]

  • Tao Te Ching

    • ISBN: 0060812451
    • Color: Brown
    • Manufacturer: Harper Perennial

    Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, is the classic manual on the art of living, and one of the wonders of the world. In eighty-one brief chapters, the Tao Te Ching looks at the basic predicament of being alive and gives advice that imparts balance and perspective, a serene and generous spirit. This book is about wisdom in action. It teaches... [read more]

  • Tao Te Ching

    • ISBN: 1590305469
    • Brand: Laozi/ Lombardo, Stanley (TRN)/ Addiss, Stephen (TRN)/ Watson, Burton (INT)/ Addiss, Stephen (ILT)
    • Manufacturer: Shambhala

    In what may be the most faithful translation of the Tao Te Ching, the translators have captured the terse, enigmatic beauty of the original masterpiece without embellishing it with personal interpretation or bogging it down with explanatory notes. By stepping out of the way and letting the original text speak for itself, they deliver a powerfully d... [read more]

  • lao tzu: tao te ching (an english version by ursula k. le guin)

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