Tao: The State and the Art

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In Tao, Osho takes readers on an exciting journey into the world of Lao Tzu, Chuang Tzu, Lieh Tzu, Ko Hsuan, and the world of Taoism, one of the four major traditions of China. According to Osho, "Tao is no-method, simple spontaneity — living life according to nature with no fight." The 3000-year-old Taoist message of self-realization comes alive through the stories of these Chinese mystics. Osho describes Tao as "the pathless path" because, he says, it has a different quality, the quality of freedom, anarchy, ...
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Overview


In Tao, Osho takes readers on an exciting journey into the world of Lao Tzu, Chuang Tzu, Lieh Tzu, Ko Hsuan, and the world of Taoism, one of the four major traditions of China. According to Osho, "Tao is no-method, simple spontaneity — living life according to nature with no fight." The 3000-year-old Taoist message of self-realization comes alive through the stories of these Chinese mystics. Osho describes Tao as "the pathless path" because, he says, it has a different quality, the quality of freedom, anarchy, and chaos.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780984444434
  • Publisher: Osho Media International
  • Publication date: 1/31/2012
  • Series: Pillars of Consciousness
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

introduction: tao: the great rebellion 6

Part 1 the principles of tao 10

the ultimate synthesis 12

yin and yang 18

no goal, no technique 22

the watercourse way 26

Part 2 lao tzu: "the old guy" 30

absolute tao 32

three types of people 38

Part 3 chuang tzu: natural and ordinary 58

the value of that which is useless 68

Part 4 lieh tzu: a master storyteller 86

expressing the inexpressible 88

Part 5 ko hsuan: no doctrine, no teaching 120

the classic of purity 122

about the author 144

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  • Posted September 14, 2012

    Highly Recommended - You will like this!

    A quality, beautiful introduction to the way of the Tao with gorgeous pictures on heavy-stock paper in a small book format. Summaries of Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching thoughts with clear and concise explanations accompany each picture. A real joy to hold and start at any page that fascinates you. The CD shares OSHO's wonderful voice with a summary that will surely intrigue you.

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