Simple Taoism: A Guide to Living in Balance

Simple Taoism: A Guide to Living in Balance

by C. Alexander Simpkins Ph.D., Annellen M. Simpkins Ph.D.
     
 

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Simple Taoism is designed to help the reader understand what Taoism is about and to help apply its best aspects to everyday living. Divided into three parts, the book outlines the background and development of the philosophy, illustrated with stories to bring history to life. It explains key concepts and shows ways to incorporate the insights fo Taoism into one's

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Simple Taoism is designed to help the reader understand what Taoism is about and to help apply its best aspects to everyday living. Divided into three parts, the book outlines the background and development of the philosophy, illustrated with stories to bring history to life. It explains key concepts and shows ways to incorporate the insights fo Taoism into one's life through such activities as meditation, breathing exercises, and exploring the natural world.

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"The Authors combine sound scholarship with the knowingness of practitioners and an unerring sense of what will interest readers most…" —Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804831734
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Series:
Simple Series
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
349,693
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Drs. C. Alexander and Annellen Simpkins live in San Diego and are both psychologists who have specialized in studies of the mind. They have devoted many years to the study of hypnosis and have taught meditation skills to people of all ages. They have also spent the past 25 years involved in the martial arts as practitioners, instructors, and writers. Their work in meditation spans their two worlds of professional interest: martial arts and psychology, adding a unique and comprehensive perspective to this book. In addition to contributing regularly to martial arts publications, they are the authors of Principles of Meditation, Living Meditation, Zen Around the World, and Meditation from Thought to Action, all published by Tuttle.

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