The Tao of Success: The Five Ancient Rings of Destiny

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A modern book of destiny and power, using the ancient principles of the Tao Te Ching.

How do we begin to discover and live our destined life? How can we use the ancient, Eastern philosophy to experience more success in our lives?

From Derek Lin, Taoist master and author of The Tao of Daily Life, comes this practical, systematic approach to the ancient and time-honored spiritual learning process. The Tao of Success navigates the five rings of ...

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Overview

A modern book of destiny and power, using the ancient principles of the Tao Te Ching.

How do we begin to discover and live our destined life? How can we use the ancient, Eastern philosophy to experience more success in our lives?

From Derek Lin, Taoist master and author of The Tao of Daily Life, comes this practical, systematic approach to the ancient and time-honored spiritual learning process. The Tao of Success navigates the five rings of life, which are common patterns of traditional Tao cultivation, conceptualized by the ancient sages: your spirit, your mind, your relationships, your world, and your destiny. Success is achieved by discovering and experiencing these five concentric rings, from the inside out, and not in the future but in the here and now.

Using the same format that made The Tao of Daily Life a breakout Eastern wisdom bestseller, Lin draws on the power of Taoist stories to illustrate important keys, or lessons. He then offers commentary on understanding and applying that story in modern life-all aimed to help readers live out the destiny that lies within themselves.

By integrating the life-altering lessons of this book into their busy lives, readers can begin to cultivate the Tao. In The Tao of Success, Lin returns with his enlightening approach to understanding, centered on story and illumination of ancient Taoist secrets for the modern beginner and the familiar student alike.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781585428151
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/23/2010
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 781,053
  • Product dimensions: 7.18 (w) x 11.34 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Meet the Author

Derek Lin author of The Tao of Daily Life, has applied the Tao to his work everywhere from technology and training to the financial industry. Working in such diverse fields has given Lin an outlook that integrates ancient wisdom with practical, everyday living in the modern world. He lives with his wife in Burbank, California.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2013

    An Amazing Book

    What can I say about Derek Lin that isn't already know or attributed to him. He is a Taoist in faith and practice but he is also a mentor to thousands of others who are on the path and seek guidance on The Way. I haven't read one book of Mr. Lin's that I haven't liked, immensely. Being American usually opens many doors and access to many things in life. However, being American is usually a hindrance when trying to learn the ways if the east.

    We all have our own reason and way of coming to Taoism. For me it seems so right and so natural. But, finding guidance, mentoring, or information in english is a challenge indeed. And just as their are so many denominations in the Christian faith with so many translations of the Bible that it is hard to find truth in that environment. The same exists in most other religions and philosophies. Each containing many translations which lead to many more interpretations, which invariably lead to even more conflicts.

    I say all that to say this: Derek Lin cuts through the mess and gives you the meat of Taoism. Mr. Lin may not appreciate that analogy, being vegetarian but basically we are all looking for a mentor we can trust. Derek Lin is that person. His integrity in both his translations and in books like this one that teaches you principles which are the foundation of Taoism are impeccable. I whole heartedly recommend this book for the lessons it teaches and any other book that Derek Lin has published.

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