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Dao De Jing By Laozi
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The book is fundamental to both philosophical and religious Taoism and strongly influenced other schools, such as Legalism, Confucianism and Chinese Buddhism, which when first introduced into China... More > was largely interpreted through the use of Daoist words and concepts. Many Chinese artists, including poets, painters, calligraphers, and even gardeners have used the Daodejing as a source of inspiration. Its influence has also spread widely outside East Asia, and is amongst the most translated works in world literature. This book strongly influenced New Thought movements in west including James Allen.< Less
Laozi: Quotes & Facts By Blago Kirov
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This book is an anthology of 225 quotes from Laozi and 50 selected by Blago Kirov facts about Laozi. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” “He who speaks... More > does not know; he who knows does not speak.” “Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing.” “Must you value what others value, avoid what others avoid? How ridiculous! ” “Act without expectation.” There are about 187 million followers of Chinese folk religions including Taoism in the world today. Laozi was married, and he was said to have had a son named Zong who became a celebrated soldier. There are stories that claim Laozi was the Buddha himself. The book Tao Te Ching is a short, poetic text of 5000 Chinese characters, divided into 81 chapters. Peter Kropotkin noted that Laozi was among the earliest exponents of essentially anarchist concepts. In English alone, there exist well over 30 translations of Tao Te Ching. None of the original texts about Taoism have any reference about Laozi's life.< Less
Laozi: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 224 quotes from Laozi and 51 facts about Laozi. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” “He who speaks does not know; he who... More > knows does not speak.” “Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing.” “Must you value what others value, avoid what others avoid? How ridiculous! ” “Act without expectation.” Laozi was born in the Ku County of the state of Chu, the present day Luyi County of the Henan Province. There are about 187 million followers of Chinese folk religions including Taoism in the world today. Laozi was married, and he was said to have had a son named Zong who became a celebrated soldier. The book Tao Te Ching is a short, poetic text of 5000 Chinese characters, divided into 81 chapters. Peter Kropotkin noted that Laozi was among the earliest exponents of essentially anarchist concepts. In English alone, there exist well over 30 translations of Tao Te Ching.< Less
Laozi Daode jing By Mark W.J.M. Sterke
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De vertaalde tekst in het Nederlands van Laozi's boeken Dao en De is in dit boek weergegeven inclusief de moderne Chinese tekst (incl. kleurenfoto's). Daarnaast zijn alle oorspronkelijke Chinese... More > teksten opgenomen: - Daode zhenjing zhu - Wang Bi (226-249); - Daode zhenjing - de standaard overgeleverde tekst (6e eeuw v.o.j.); - De Dao - oudst meest complete beschikbare teksten (Mawangdui teksten; 168 v.o.j.). Daarnaast zijn er een aantal bijlagen die mensen kunnen gebruiken om de belangrijkste concepten uit het Daoïsme te kunnen opzoeken in de tekst van Laozi. De foto's zijn door de auteur gemaakt tijdens zijn reizen naar China, waaronder de geboorteplaats van Laozi. Ook door de Shin tai ryu uitgegeven: 'Venerable Martial Places of China' (inclusief een hoofdstuk over Laozi's geboorteplaats en zijn filosofie). www.shintairyu.nl; http://stores.lulu.com/Shintairyu; ISBN 978-1-4467-3311-0.< Less
Laozi Daode jing By Mark W.J.M. Sterke
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De vertaalde tekst in het Nederlands van Laozi's boeken Dao en De is in dit boek weergegeven inclusief de moderne Chinese tekst (incl. kleurenfoto's). Daarnaast zijn alle oorspronkelijke Chinese... More > teksten opgenomen: - Daode zhenjing zhu - Wang Bi (226-249); - Daode zhenjing - de standaard overgeleverde tekst (6e eeuw v.o.j.); - De Dao - oudst meest complete beschikbare teksten (Mawangdui teksten; 168 v.o.j.). Daarnaast zijn er een aantal bijlagen die mensen kunnen gebruiken om de belangrijkste concepten uit het Daoïsme te kunnen opzoeken in de tekst van Laozi. De foto's zijn door de auteur gemaakt tijdens zijn reizen naar China, waaronder de geboorteplaats van Laozi. Ook door de Shin tai ryu uitgegeven: 'Venerable Martial Places of China' (inclusief een hoofdstuk over Laozi's geboorteplaats en zijn filosofie). www.shintairyu.nl; http://stores.lulu.com/Shintairyu; ISBN 978-1-4467-3311-0.< Less
Laozi Daode jing By Mark W.J.M. Sterke
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Laozi Daode jing – de Nederlandse vertaling. Deze vertaalde tekst is van de grote Chinese filosoof Laozi. De basis hiervoor is de tekst van Wang Bi geweest. Daarnaast zijn er diverse... More > referenties naar de Mawangdui teksten (168 v.o.j.) van Laozi (de oudste beschikbare teksten van Laozi) gemaakt. Deze Chinese teksten zijn allemaal opgenomen in dit boek. De ‘Laozi Daode jing’ is zowel vertaald uit het Chinees als het Engels. Alle vier de Chinese teksten staan in het boek. Het boek omvat verder ‘het verkrijgen van de Dao en De’ (met index), ‘de Daoïstische deugden’, ‘de waarheid en gerechtigheid volgens de Daoïsten’ (met index), de Bushido-code, de leerdichten van de Shin tai ryu en een aantal bijzondere foto’s genomen door de auteur op zijn reizen naar China. De auteur is Daoïst en familiehoofd van de Shin tai ryu, een academie voor Japanse krijgskunsten en Chinese klassieke filosofieën. Hij behaalde in 2008 zijn doctoraat (PhD.) in de filosofie. www.shintairyu.nl< Less
The Natural Humanism of Lao-zi By Peter M.K. Chan
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This ebook is an abridged and systematic reconstitution of Lao-zi's words as they appear in the Dao Der Jing. It explains what he meant by the Dao of Nature, the Sagely way of life, government by... More > non-action, and why he believed that unless the way of man is changed to follow the Dao of Nature, social harmony and world peace are not going to be had – the campaign of Confucius and Moh-zi to reform the moral character of man notwithstanding. A total of 35 pages with Chinese textual documentation, suitable for students of Chinese philosophy, culture, and language.< Less
The Illustrated Tao Te Ching: Laozi By James Legge, Andrew Forbes, David Henley
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The Tao Te Ching or ‘Canon of the Way of Virtue' is a classical Chinese text generally dated to the 6th century BCE. It has traditionally been attributed to Laozi, the ‘Old Master', said... More > to have been a scribe at the court of the Zhou Dynasty. The actual date of the composition of the Tao Te Ching - now generally rendered Daodejing in Pinyin Romanisation - remains a matter of conjecture, though the oldest text discovered so far dates back to the 4th century BCE. An illustrated version of James Legge’s translation of the Tao Te Ching or ‘Canon of the Way of Virtue’, with an introduction to the ‘Old Master’ Laozi, and a short biography of Legge. 11,000 words, 88 high quality images.< Less
Rediscovering the Roots of Chinese Thought: Laozi’s Philosophy By CHEN Guying
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This book translates Lao Zhuang xinlun, a key work of contemporary Chinese. It offers a unique discussion of the Laozi, arguing—in contrast to standard Western scholarship—that the text... More > goes back to a single author and identifying him as an older contemporary, and even teacher, of Confucius. This places the Confucian Analects after the Laozi and makes the text the most fundamental work of ancient Chinese thought. Chen explores these debates regarding these points, providing evidence based on materials excavated from Mawangdui and Guodian. His book is fascinating documentation of contemporary Chinese arguments and debates previously unavailable in English. It is nothing less than a complete revision of the history of Chinese thought with Daoism as its major focus.< Less
The Daoism of Lao-zi and Zhuan-zi By Peter M.K. Chan
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The purpose of this book is to by pass all intermediaries so as to let Lao-zi and Zhuan-zi to speak directly for themselves. What it offers is a systematic and friendly version of what Lao-zi and... More > Zhuan-zi had actually said in the very documents that are known to contain their words, namely: the Dao Der Jing and the Book of Zhuan-zi. It will be seen that contrary to popular understanding, the Daoism of Lao-zi and Zhuan-zi is not really mystical or mysterious. It should be characterized rather as metaphysically sophisticated and anti-establishment. A total of 87 pages with Chinese textual documentation, suitable for students of Chinese philosophy, culture and language.< Less