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THE SYNCRETIC RELIGION OF LIN CHAO-EN (NEO-CONFUCIAN STUDIES)

By: Berling, Judith A.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr: 1980

Seller ID: RWARE0000044944

ISBN: 023104870X

Condition: Good/Good


NY 1980 1st Columbia University. ISBN 0-231-04870-X. Lin Chao-en was 16th c entury Chinese religious teacher who preached a blend of Confucianism, Taoi sm and Buddhism. Hardcover, Octavo, 348pp., hardcover. Fine in Good DJ. View more info

TRANSCENDENCE AND DIVINE PASSION: THE QUEEN MOTHER OF THE WEST IN MEDIEVAL CHINA

By: Cahill, Suzanne

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000044529

ISBN: 0804725845

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Drawing on medieval Chinese poetry, fiction, and religious scriptures, this book illuminates the greatest goddess of Taoism and her place in Chinese society. View more info

PRACTICAL TAOISM

By: Cleary, Thomas

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000037366

ISBN: 1570622000

Condition: Very Good


This extraordinary collection of teachings and commentaries illuminates the many profound mysteries of inner alchemy, one of the most important dimens ions of the Taoist tradition. The science of inner alchemy consists of medi tation practices that enable the individual to have a more intimate, energi zing, and inspiring relationship with life. Although these techniques are d escribed in the sourcebooks of ancient Taoism, they are often couched in cr yptic symbolic language, making it difficult for today's seekers t put thes e teachings into practice. Some classical Taoist writers, however, di... View more info

RELIGIOUS AND PHILOSOPHICAL ASPECTS OF THE LAOZI / EDITION 1

By: Csikszentmihalyi, Mark

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: State University of New York: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000044532

ISBN: 0791441121

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Leading scholars examine religious and philosophical dimensions of the Chin ese classic known as the Daodejing or Laozi. Renowned international scholars examine crucial issues surrounding the Laoz i, the third century B.C.E. Chinese classic also known as the Daodejing in this indispensable volume. The work offers diverse interpretations, a wide range of scholarly traditions, and a variety of ways to engage, ponder, and evaluate the Laozi. Contributo... View more info

AWAKENING TO THE TAO

By: I-Ming, Lui

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000038467

ISBN: 087773447X

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. The Tao is the Way, the Way behind all ways, the principle underlying all principles, the fact underlying all facts. Taoism, in its broadest sense, is the search for truth and reality. In a narrower sense, it is the original knowledge tradition of China, yet Taoism has already in the last couple of centuries extended its influence to many different fields of endeavor in the West. In English today we have books on Taoism and investment, Taoism and health, Taoism and sex, Taoism and wa... View more info

A GOD'S OWN TALE: THE BOOK OF TRANSFORMATIONS OF WENCHANG, THE DIVINE LORD OF ZITONG (SUNY SERIES IN CHINESE PHILOSOPHY AND CULT

By: Kleeman, Terry F.

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: SUNY Press: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000044672

ISBN: 0791420027

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This scripture was revealed through spirit writing in 1181. It traces Wench ang's development through his many transformations culminating in his apoth eosis as director of the Wenchang Palace and custodian of the Cinnamon Reco rd that determines men's and women's fates. The god has since assumed a hig h position in the Taoist pantheon, has been introduced into the school syst em and Confucian temples, and now controls the all-important civil service ... View more info

TAOIST MEDITATION AND LONGEVITY TECHNIQUES / EDITION 1

By: Kohn, Livia

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: University of Michigan Press: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000045023

ISBN: 0892640855

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

THE TAOIST EXPERIENCE: AN ANTHOLOGY

By: Kohn, Livia

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: SUNY Press: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000045113

ISBN: 0791415805

Condition: Very Good


Containing sixty translations from a large variety of texts, this is an acc essible yet thorough introduction to the major concepts, doctrines, and pra ctices of Taoism. It presents the philosophy, rituals, and health technique s of the ancients as well as the practices and ideas of Taoists today. Divi ded into four sections, it follows the Taoist Path: The Tao, Long Life, Ete rnal Vision, and Immortality. It shows how the world of the Tao is perceive d from within the tradition, what fervent Taoists did, and how practitioner s saw their path and goals. The Taoist Experience is unique in that ... View more info

TAOIST YOGA: ALCHEMY & IMMORTALITY

By: Luk, Charles

Price: ¥1,400.00

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser: 1973

Seller ID: RWARE0000041330

ISBN: 0877280673

Condition: Fine


Taoist Yoga: Alchemy & Immortality by Charles Luk, Pi Ch'en Chao The author shows us how to handle our sexual energy in order to enhance health, longevity and spiritual growth. Now a classic textbook, readers will find complete instruction and training in spiritual alchemy that will lead to the divine state of immortality. View more info

TAOISM: GROWTH OF A RELIGION

By: Robinet, Isabelle

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000044547

ISBN: 0804728399

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This is a survey of the history of Taoism from approximately the third century B.C. to the fourteenth century A.D. For many years, it was customary to divide Taoism into "philosophical Taoism" and "religious Taoism." The author has long argued that this is a false division and that "religious" Taoism is simply the practice of "philosophical" Taoism. She sees Taoism as foremost a religion, and the present work traces the... View more info

THE TEACHINGS OF TAOIST MASTER CHUANG

By: Saso, Michael R.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000044956

ISBN: 0300020805

Condition: Good/Good


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TAO - THE WAY - SPECIAL EDITION

By: Tzu, Lao

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: El Paso Norte Press: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000041369

ISBN: 1934255130

Condition: Very Good


Tao - The Way - Special Edition by Lao Tzu, Tzu Chuang Tzu, Tzu Lieh Tzu Lao Tzu was the father of Taoism. In his Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu outlined the basic concept of Tao. Chuang Tzu and Lieh Tzu were Lao Tzu's most importan t followers who expounded and expanded the basic principles set forth by La o Tzu. Together, the sayings of these three sages, which make up this volum e, are the foundations for the philosophy of Tao. The translations of the works of these ancient Chinese sages by Lionel Gile s and Herbert Giles are very highly regarded and considered by many to be t he definitive Englis... View more info