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Ching A PDFEPUB #194 In brief chapters Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching or Book of the Way provides advice that imparts balance and perspective as well as a sere I ordered this HC format because I couldn t locate my soft covered book Every so often I need to return to the basics read this book and contemplate the wise succinct teachings on life It brings me back to centre I am once reminded of what is most important in life where priorities should be and how to be content with simplicityIt is Stephen Mitchell s astute translation of Lao Tsu s teachings which are bare bones no frills few words that dcover the most important things in life A must have book to refer to over and over again to bring us back to reality in this fast paced competitive highly technological world filled with information overload

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Tao Te Ching: A New English Version

Ne and generous spirit It teaches us how to work for the good with Te Ching A New English MOBI #180 the effortless skill that comes from being in accor A classic of philosophy and Asian culture the Tao Te Ching appears to be a series of aphorisms offered as guidance to a ruler He encourages the ruler to be gentle and do as little as possible Underneath is a philosophy of life of trying to adhere to nature s ways This is the root text of Taoism Check out the classically styled European paintings chosen as illustrations What the heck And the translation reads like it is from the 1800s maybe even earlier

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D with the Tao the basic principle of the universe Stephen Mitchell's best selling version has been widely acclaimed as a gift to contemporary culture My favorite translation of this timeless classic after reading the 5 most well know versions The Tao is a joy for those in good times and a rock of refuge for those in hard times I have the book itself the audible version which is also uite good and I have given this translations to many people So good Can t recommend it highly enough


13 thoughts on “Tao Te Ching: A New English Version

  1. says:

    I ordered this HC format because I couldn't locate my soft covered book Every so often I need to return to the basics read this book and contemplate the wise succinct teachings on life It brings me back to centre I am once reminded of what i

  2. says:

    I have read other versions of the Tao This is not bad but I have read other versions of the Tao that were better The Author tried to modernize it too much Example bringing in modern millitary euipment in place of weapons used 2500 years ago Using she or her to offten Came off as attempting to be politically correct There is nothing wrong with westernizing or updating the language to some extent However there is a charm about Lao Tsu and me

  3. says:

    I'm a practitioner and teacher of Tai Chi for over 38 years No English translation of the Tao Te Ching is as good as Stephen Mitchell's alliteration It is a wonderful guide book on how to live your life and an inspiration on how to follow the Way I heartily recommend this to anyone seeking wisdom and knowledge during these stressful times

  4. says:

    As a lifelong and I hope devoted Christian I love the Tao te Ching for the different light it throws on many Bible scriptures Diamonds of truth are illuminated from a different direction revealing new facets that I had not seen before I have parallel Bible and Book of Mormon verses scribbled in margins all through my copyThis translation is not word for word but feels like an inspired effort to bring Lao Tsu's intentio

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    A classic of philosophy and Asian culture the Tao Te Ching appears to be a series of aphorisms offered as guidance to a ruler He encourages the ruler to be gentle and do as little as possible Underneath is a philosophy of life of trying to adh

  6. says:

    One of the most life changing books I've ever read sent me the wrong addition I'd strongly recommend the Steven Mitchel translation Despite that

  7. says:

    My favorite translation of this timeless classic after reading the 5 most well know versions The Tao is a joy for those in good times and a rock of refuge for those in hard times I have the book itself the audible version which is

  8. says:

    Good stuff but the translations seems a bit odd sometimes The illustrations that pops up here and there didn't seem like i

  9. says:

    This is a very good translation; the language is 'colourful' and poetic reminiscent of the Victorian English of Charles Dickens does not say who the actual translator is I imagine it could be Paul Carus or at least strongly based on his version which has been very popular with Taoist scholars for many decades This Kindle version shows that a 'Free Audio book' version is also available though it does not mention who the reader is

  10. says:

    This is personal opinion but do not like the blueprint for keeping the people in ignorance as a way to manipulate control

  11. says:

    peaceful

  12. says:

    Absolutely fantastic book

  13. says:

    What an amazing voice the narrator has