Tao Te Ching: An Illustrated Journey by Lao TzuTao Te Ching: An Illustrated Journey by Lao Tzu

Tao Te Ching: An Illustrated Journey

byLao TzuTranslated byStephen Mitchell

Paperback | March 1, 2009

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Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching (The Book of the Way) is the classic manual on the art of living. In 81 short, poetic chapters, the book looks at the basic predicament of being alive and teaches how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao, or the basic principle of the universe. Stephen Mitchell’s acclaimed translation is accompanied by ancient Chinese paintings that beautifully reflect Lao Tzu’s timeless words.
Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher, was a native of Chu, a southern state during the Zhou dynasty. His birth and death dates are uncertain. He is considered to be the founder of Taoism. According to legend, Lao Tzu set out on a journey to leave China. At the border, he was asked by a border guard to record his teachings. These teachings were...
Title:Tao Te Ching: An Illustrated JourneyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:96 pages, 8.25 × 6.75 × 0.25 inShipping dimensions:8.25 × 6.75 × 0.25 inPublished:March 1, 2009Publisher:Frances Lincoln AdultLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0711229643

ISBN - 13:9780711229648