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Tao te Ching: The Definitive Edition (Paperback)

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This unique edition of the Tao Te Ching features:
  • the first comprehensive verbatim translation of the entire text of the Tao Te Ching;
  • literal character definitions that allow the reader to create his or her own interpretation;
  • a concordance section that enables the reader to track the different ways a single character is used throughout the work;
  • grammatical and interpretive notes on individual terms and verses; * a unique commentary on the first verse, which represents a complete spiritual teaching in itself; and
  • a literary translation of the Tao Te Ching that can be read on its own or compared with the verbatim translation.

About the Author

Jonathan Star has been widely acclaimed for his translations of everything from Rumi to the Tao Te Ching to the greatest Christian mystics. Of his celebrated Rumi: In the Arms of the Beloved, Larry Dossey wrote, "Rumi would be proud of Star's luminous translations." Star lives in upstate New York.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781585422692
ISBN-10: 158542269X
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
Publication Date: August 25th, 2003
Pages: 368
Language: English