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Historical Dictionary of Taoism

by Julian F. Pas Scarecrow Press (June 04, 1998)

This reference book on Taoism, one of the major spiritual traditions of China, includes in its coverage both Taoist philosophy and Taoist religion. An introduction provides overall insight into Taoist development...


Tao Te Ching

by Lao Tzu Dover Publications (February 02, 2012)

An integral part of Chinese thought for more than 2,000 years, the Tao Te Ching teaches individual peace and harmony through meditation. One of the most influential books in history.


The Complete Works of Zhuangzi

by Burton Watson Columbia University Press (October 22, 2013)

Only by inhabiting Dao (the Way of Nature) and dwelling in its unity can humankind achieve true happiness and freedom, in both life and death. This is Daoist philosophy’s central tenet, espoused by the person—or...


The A to Z of Taoism

by Julian F. Pas Scarecrow Press (January 13, 2006)

Taoism, the set of philosophical teachings and religious practices rooted in the understanding of the Chinese character Tao, or "The Way," was founded by the Chinese philosopher Laozi in the 6th Century BCE,...


An Introduction to Daoist Philosophies

by Steve Coutinho Columbia University Press (November 05, 2013)

Steve Coutinho explores in detail the fundamental concepts of Daoist thought as represented in three early texts: the Laozi, the Zhuangzi, and the Liezi. Readers interested in philosophy yet unfamiliar with...


Quantum Soup: Fortune Cookies in Crisis New and enlarged edition

by Chungliang Al Huang Singing Dragon (August 15, 2011)

Peppered with a delicate mix of wisdom and humour, this new and enlarged edition of Quantum Soup is a light-hearted yet informative combination of happy anecdotes and traditional Chinese sensibilities in a Western...


Go Ask the River

by Evelyn Eaton & Chungliang Al Huang Singing Dragon (December 15, 2011)

Go Ask the River is the haunting story of the female Chinese poet Hung Tu, tracing her rise from Flower-in-the-Mist to Official Hostess at the court of the governors of the Silk City, and her love affair with...


Daoist Nei Gong: The Philosophical Art of Change

by Damo Mitchell & Cindy Engel Singing Dragon (August 15, 2011)

For the first time in the English language, this book describes the philosophy and practice of Nei Gong. The author explains the philosophy which underpins this practice, and the methodology of Sung breathing,...


Early Daoist Dietary Practices: Examining Ways to Health and Longevity

by Shawn Arthur Lexington Books (June 27, 2013)

Focusing on the early medieval herbal recipes found in the Lingbao Wufuxu (The Preface to the Five Lingbao Talismans of Numinous Treasure), this study analyses Daoist asceticism and ideas regarding the body,...


Blue Dragon, White Tiger: Verses for Refining the Golden Elixir

by Chang Sen Feng, S. Robertson, Shifu Hwang & Cheney Crow Singing Dragon (November 15, 2012)

Dating from the Tang dynasty, this unusual tantric guide documents a sexual tantra that is thought to have been practiced by kings for several dynasties. The ancient text, translated into English for the first...


The Tao Of Womanhood

by Diane Dreher HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

The Tao of Womanhood is for every woman who is searching for both external power and internal peace. It's for the woman who wants to be tough but nice, who wants to take care of things and everyone else but...


The Living I Ching

by Ming-Dao Deng HarperOne (July 02, 2013)

From the author of 365 Tao and a leading authority on Taoist practice and philosophy comes a completely innovative translation of the classic text of Eastern wisdom, the I Ching.

The I Ching, or Book of Changes,...


Tranquil Sitting: A Taoist Journal on Meditation and Chinese Medical Qigong

by Yin Shih Tzu, Cheney Crow, Shifu Hwang & Glenn H. Mullin et al. Singing Dragon (September 15, 2012)

This is the Taoist Master Yin Shi Zi's inspirational testament and practical guide to the healing power and spiritual benefits of meditation. The book offers in-depth documentation of the theory, physiological...


Creativity and Taoism: A Study of Chinese Philosophy, Art and Poetry

by Chung-yuan Chang Singing Dragon (July 15, 2011)

Accessible and scholarly, this classic book considers the underlying philosophy and the aesthetics of Chinese art and poetry, the expression of the Taoist approach to existence. Chung-yuan Chang's always lucid...


The Tao Is Silent

by Raymond M. Smullyan HarperOne (March 05, 2013)

The Tao Is Silent Is Raymond Smullyan's beguiling and whimsical guide to the meaning and value of eastern philosophy to westerners.

"To me," Writes Smullyan, "Taoism means a state of inner serenity combined with...


The Lunar Tao

by Ming-Dao Deng HarperOne (February 19, 2013)

From Taosim expert Ming-Dao Deng comes The Lunar Tao: Meditations in Harmony with the Seasons, bringing to life the Chinese Lunar Calendar via the prism of Taoism.

In The Lunar Tao, each day of the Lunar year...


The Gold Pavilion: Taoist Ways to Peace, Healing and Long Life

by Michael Saso Tuttle Publishing (September 25, 2012)

The Gold Pavilion: Taoist Ways to Peace, Health, and Long Life is a step-by-step instruction of Taoist meditation from ancient China.

The writings of the ancient Chinese Taoist masters tell us that when the mind,...


The Dao of the Military: Liu An's Art of War

by Andrew Seth Meyer & John S. Major Columbia University Press (July 03, 2012)

Master Sun’s The Art of War, the best-known ancient text on adversarial strategy, is by no means China’s only treatise on military affairs. A single chapter in the Huainanzi, an important compendium of philosophy...


The Mad Monk Manifesto

by Monk Yun Rou Mango (October 31, 2018)

Today’s readers are outraged by world events, often frustrated by their own personal battles, and disenfranchised from government and leadership. Born of moral indignation, informed by decades of study, and...


The Sage's Tao Te Ching, Tenth Anniversary Edition

by William Martin, Hank Tusinski & Chungliang Al Huang The Experiment (August 10, 2010)

The tenth anniversary edition of William Martin’s free-verse interpretation of the Tao Te Ching, written expressly for those coming into the fullness of their wisdom

Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching, one of the world’s...


Tao Te Ching

by Lao Tzu Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2010)

A classic Chinese text dating from the 6th century B.C., the "Book of the Way" consists of 81 short poems that unfold the spiritual nature of Taoism, one of the ancient Chinese religions. In describing the universal...


Tai Chi Fa Jin

by Mantak Chia & Andrew Jan Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (February 08, 2012)

A guide to the seemingly effortless yet explosively powerful martial art techniques of Fa Jin

• Explains how to collect energy within and discharge it for self-defense as well as healing

• Explores how to...


Genuine Pretending

by Hans-Georg Moeller & Paul J. D'Ambrosio Columbia University Press (October 17, 2017)

Genuine Pretending is an innovative and comprehensive new reading of the Zhuangzi that highlights the critical and therapeutic functions of satire and humor. Hans-Georg Moeller and Paul J. D’Ambrosio show...


China's Green Religion

by James Miller Columbia University Press (May 16, 2017)

How can Daoism, China’s indigenous religion, give us the aesthetic, ethical, political, and spiritual tools to address the root causes of our ecological crisis and construct a sustainable future? In China’s...


Tao Te Ching (with commentary)

by Lao Tzu & Rory B Mackay Blue Star Publishing (April 21, 2017)

The Tao Te Ching is one of the world's oldest and most treasured pieces of literature. Written around 2,500 years ago by the enigmatic Lao Tzu, its timeless wisdom and transformative message remain every bit...


The Tao of Philosophy

by Alan Watts Tuttle Publishing (October 15, 1999)

The Tao of Philosophy is a literary adaptation of talks selected to introduce the new "Love of Wisdom" series by Alan Watts to today's audiences.

The following chapters provide rich examples of the way in which...


The Tao of Birth Days

by Denny Sargent Tuttle Publishing (December 08, 2015)

This guide to ancient Chinese I Ching astrology is easy-to-use and can offer incredible insights into your life!

Follow the simple directions to determine which of the 64 natal hexagrams you were born under....


The Valley Spirit: A Female Story of Daoist Cultivation Second Edition

by Lindsey Wei Singing Dragon (January 15, 2013)

Lindsey Wei, a young American-Chinese woman, is drawn to the Wudang Mountains on a quest to understand her ancestral roots and discover the hidden knowledge of Daoist martial arts and spiritual wisdom. This...


Warrior Guards the Mountain: The Internal Martial Traditions of China, Japan and South East Asia

by Alex Kozma Singing Dragon (December 15, 2012)

Inspired by the author's personal training experiences, this book presents an intimate exploration of the philosophy of some of the rarest martial art forms. Encompassing the arts of China, Japan and India/South...


Tao - A New Way of Thinking: A Translation of the Tao Tê Ching with an Introduction and Commentaries

by Chung-yuan Chang Singing Dragon (December 21, 2013)

This translation reveals the true wisdom and beauty of the Tao Tê Ching and the accompanying introduction and commentaries make its meaning accessible, without any reduction of the complex thought within its...


The Mysterious Power of Xingyi Quan: A Complete Guide to History, Weapons and Fighting Skills

by C S Tang Singing Dragon (March 28, 2013)

This in-depth, fully-illustrated guide covers the history and traditions of this Chinese martial art, describing its movements, and their effects. It contains a full teaching guide to this potent fighting system...


Meditation Guide for Beginners Including Yoga Tips (Boxed Set): Meditation and Mindfulness Training

by Speedy Publishing Speedy Publishing Books (June 27, 2014)

Many people live very stressful lives that are overwhelming busy. Taking some time for yourself can have some great benefits. Yoga and meditation are ways that a person can take a moment and simply relax to...


The Tao Of Health, Sex, and Longevity

by Daniel Reid Atria Books (March 08, 2011)

With a detailed introduction to the ancient philosophical, ethical, and religious Chinese practice of Taoism, The Tao of Health, Sex, and Longevity is a unique, comprehensive, and practical self-help guide to...