Tao Te Ching: The New Translation from Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching: The New Translation from Tao Te Ching

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Tao Te Ching: The New Translation from Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu

In the hands of Jonathan Star, the eighty-one verses of the Tao Te Ching resound with the elegant, simple images and all-penetrating ideas that have made this ancient work a cornerstone of the world's wisdom literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585426188
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/10/2008
Series: Tarcher Cornerstone Editions Series
Edition description: Definitive Edition
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 282,709
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 18 - 14 Years

About the Author


Gia-fu Feng was born in Shanghai in 1919, was educated in China, and came to the United States in 1947 to study comparative religion.  He held a BA from Peking University and an MA from the University of Pennsylvania.  He taught at Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California, and directed Stillpoint Foundation, a Taoist community in Colorado.  Gia-fu Feng died in 1985.

Jane English, whose photographs from the integral part of the book, holds a BA from Mount Holyoke College and received her doctorate from the University of Wisconsin in experimental high energy particle physics.  In 1985 she found her own publishing business, Earth Heart.  Her books and calendars include Different Doorway: Adventures of Caesarean Born, Mount Shasta: Where Heaven and Earth Meet (with Jenny Cole) and the yearly Tao Te Ching Calendar.  She was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1942.

Chuang Tsu/ Inner Chapter (1974), a companion volume to Lao Tsu/ Tao Te Ching, is a direct outcome of the successful collaboration between Gia-fu Feng and Jane English on the Tao Te Ching.

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