Taming the Wild Horse: An Annotated Translation and Study of the Daoist Horse Taming Pictures

Taming the Wild Horse: An Annotated Translation and Study of the Daoist Horse Taming Pictures

by Louis Komjathy

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ISBN-13: 9780231543521
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 03/21/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 11 MB
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About the Author

Louis Komjathy is an associate professor of Chinese religions and comparative religious studies at the University of San Diego. He is the author of Cultivating Perfection: Mysticism and Self-transformation in Early Quanzhen Daoism (2007), The Way of Complete Perfection: A Quanzhen Daoist Anthology (2013), The Daoist Tradition: An Introduction (2013), and Daoism: A Guide for the Perplexed (2014), and the editor of Contemplative Literature: A Comparative Sourcebook on Meditation and Contemplative Prayer (2015).

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
List of Illustrations and Tables
List of Abbreviations
Part I: Introduction
1. In Search of the Wild Horse
2. Of Stallions, Steppes, and Stables
Part II: Translations
Horse Taming Poems
Commentary on the Horse Taming Poems
Part III: Exegesis
Being with Horses
Appendix 1. Hagiography of Gao Daokuan (1195–1277)
Appendix 2. Song of Pure Awakening
Appendix 3. Horse-Related Technical Terminology in the Horse Taming Pictures
Notes
Character Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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