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Explorations in Daoism: Medicine and Alchemy in Literature

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The Daoist canon is the definitive fifteenth century compilation of texts concerning ritual, alchemical and meditation practices within Daoist religion. Many of these texts are undated and anonymous, so dating them is essential for a clear understanding of the development of Chinese alchemy, and the place of these texts in history.

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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published April 23rd 2007 by Routledge
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I must admit I was a little disappointed with this book. Mostly because it focused entirely on external alchemy and totally ignored internal alchemy. This is of course just my personal preference and not a reflection on the book itself. The book was a collection of different essays published over the authors life. There were detailed examples on how to go about dating texts and different methodologies you could use that was most interesting. Then there were large translations of various ...more
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