Drawing On Meticulous Study Of Multiple Sources, This Fresh But Authoritative Reading Of Lao Tsu S Timeless Classic Combines The Poetry Of The Tao Te Ching With A Wealth Of Additional Material An Introduction To The Enigmatic Lao Tsu And His Times A Discussion Of The Many Challenges Facing The Translator Illustrative Chinese Characters Phrases, Selected To Highlight Key Themes In Each Chapter Separate Commentary And Inspirational Quotes, As Well As Room For You To Record Your Own Impressions, Section By Section
Lao Tse, Lao Tu, Lao Tsu, Laotze, Laosi, Lao Zi, Laocius, Lao Ce, and other variations was a mystic philosopher of ancient China, best known as the author of the Tao Te Ching often simply referred to as Laozi His association with the Tao Te Ching has led him to be traditionally considered the founder of Taoism pronounced as Daoism He is also revered as a deity in most religious forms of the Taoist religion, which often refers to Laozi as Taishang Laojun, or One of the Three Pure Ones Laozi translated literally from Chinese means old master or old one , and is generally considered honorific.According to Chinese tradition, Laozi lived in the 6th century BCE Historians variously contend that Laozi is a synthesis of multiple historical figures, that he is a mythical figure, or that he actually lived in the 5th 4th century BCE, concurrent with the Hundred Schools of Thought and Warring States Period As a result of being a a central figure in Chinese culture, both nobility and common people claim Lao Tzu in their lineage.
- 280 pages
- 道德經 [dào dé jīng]
- Lao Tzu
- 16 June 2017 Lao Tzu