Many Sages, One Tao: A Journal in Eighty-One Verses

Many Sages, One Tao: A Journal in Eighty-One Verses


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Explore the Tao, and discover the Sage within, through this unique, illustrated and interactive Tao Te Ching. In Many Sages, One Tao, each of Lao Tzu's 81 verses is presented in English, with a fresh, contemporary translation, as well as the original, using simplified Chinese characters. Each verse is accompanied with commentary by Chinese scholars (both ancient and modern), connections to Western philosophy and popular culture, and prompts for contemplation, followed by space for reader notes, drawings, or other journal entries. Find a deeper understanding of the Tao and your inner Sage with this interactive guide to one of the world's foundational philosophical and spiritual texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999744109
Publisher: Douglas James Joyce
Publication date: 12/14/2017
Pages: 354
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Douglas James Joyce, M.A., M.P.A., has spent a lifetime studying Chinese language, culture, and philosophy, and has lived and worked in the People's
Republic of China for several years. He resides in Japan.

Table of Contents



Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu, Verses 1-81

  • Chinese text
  • English translation
  • Commentary
  • Connections
  • Contemplation


Personal Index

Personal Notes

About the Author

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