The Taoist Classics, Volume 2: The Collected Translations of Thomas Cleary (Paperback)

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This collection of translated texts includes:
Understanding Reality: A Taoist Alchemical Classic: A tenth-century text on the principles of inner alchemy.
The Inner Teachings of Taoism: The essentials of self-transformation according to the Complete Reality School of Taoism, with commentary by Liu I-ming.
The Book of Balance and Harmony: These essays, conversations, poetry, and songs about the secrets of Taoism teach how to live a centered and orderly life.
Practical Taoism: A collection of the most accessible of the texts on inner alchemy.

About the Author


Thomas Cleary holds a Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University. He is the translator of more than fifty volumes of Buddhist, Taoist, Confucian, and Islamic texts from Sanskrit, Chinese, Japanese, Pali, and Arabic.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781570629068
ISBN-10: 1570629064
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication Date: February 11th, 2003
Pages: 560
Language: English
Series: Taoist Classics (Shambhala)