More From Livia Kohn

Supplement to Cosmos and Community By Livia Kohn
Paperback: $27.95 (excl. taxes)
Ships in 3-5 business days
This book supplements Cosmos & Community by providing additional translations of texts on Daoist rules in five groups: 1. Materials pertaining to the early communities of the Celestial... More > Masters. 2. Works addressed mainly to lay followers, linked with the major medieval schools. 3. Guidelines for medieval monastic organization and behavior. 4. Variant lists of rules in texts from the middle ages through the Ming. 5. Complete Perfection texts that specify modern monastic ways.< Less
Health and Long Life: The Chinese Way By Livia Kohn, Steve Jackowicz
Paperback: $27.95 (excl. taxes)
Ships in 3-5 business days
Health and Long Life brings together the wide variety of Chinese medical and spiritual methods in one integrated volume. It provides not only a basic description, but also discusses the relationship... More > of Chinese healing to contemporary Western science and religious Daoism.< Less
Chen Tuan: Discussions and Translations By Livia Kohn
Paperback: $27.95 (excl. taxes)
Ships in 3-5 business days
This book contains three essays and five translations on the Song Daoist saint and immortal Chen Tuan. It began with the author’s dissertation (Leben und Legende des Chen Tuan, 1981), which... More > focused on questions of legend development and the problem of what "immortality" meant as a religious ideal in the Song dynasty. Later she supplemented this work with materials on Chen Tuan as a physiognomist (1986; 1988) and by editing a volume for Taoist Resources (1989). The collection includes all these and some additional materials.< Less
Women in Daoism By Catherine Despeux, Livia Kohn
Paperback: $34.95 (excl. taxes)
Ships in 3-5 business days
Women in Daoism outlines the status and roles of women in the Daoist tradition from it inception to the present day. It describes the historical development and role of Doaist women in Chinese... More > society, focusing on the different ideals women stood for as much as on the religious practices they cultivated< Less