SEVEN TAOIST MASTERS: A FOLK NOVEL OF CHINA (SHAMBHALA CLASSICS)

SEVEN TAOIST MASTERS: A FOLK NOVEL OF CHINA (SHAMBHALA CLASSICS)

By: Wong, Eva

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In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. History and legend are interwoven in this folk novel that both entertains a nd instructs. Written by an unknown author, Seven Taoist Masters is the sto ry of six men and one woman who overcome tremendous hardships on the journe y to self-mastery. These characters and their teacher, Wang Ch'ung-yang, ar e all historical figures who lived in the Southern Sung (1127?1279) and Yua n (1271?1368) dynasties. Wang is regarded as the greatest patriarch of the Complete Reality school, a highly purified branch of Taoism having a strong affinity with Zen Buddhism. The novel brings to life the essentials of Tao ist philosophy and practice, both through the instructions offered by Wang- -on topics such as the cultivation of mind and body, meditation techniques, and overcoming the obstacles to enlightenment--and through the experiences of the characters. Editorial Reviews.

Title: SEVEN TAOIST MASTERS: A FOLK NOVEL OF CHINA (SHAMBHALA CLASSICS)

Author Name: Wong, Eva

Categories: Taoism,

Publisher: Shambhala: 2004

ISBN Number: 1590301765

ISBN Number 13: 9781590301760

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: RWARE0000049672