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Cultivating Stillness: A Taoist Manual for Transforming Body and Mind

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Equanimity, good health, peace of mind, and long life are the goals of the ancient Taoist tradition known as "internal alchemy," of which Cultivating Stillness is a key text. Written between the second and fifth centuries, the book is attributed to T'ai Shang Lao-chun—the legendary figure more widely known as Lao-Tzu, author of the Tao-te Ching . The accompanying commenta ...more
Paperback, 158 pages
Published November 24th 1992 by Shambhala
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Could very well be my all time one favorite book.
One of the most real and authentic books on Taoism put into English language.
Seven Taoist Masters is the next best and far more entertaining and accessible.
I wished there were more that were comparable and authentic.
Although I have had this book on my shelf for years, I continue to find a certain peace within the pages due Eva Wong's ability to capture the essence of Taoism for transformation. I have studied the I Ching off & on over the years, she brings a light that is refreshing and subtle to the movement and the alchemical symbolism of the text.
Thought provoking, helpful - good to have this material available, Eva Wong does a great job
Lugdag Severino
an essential book for understanding of Taoist spirituality
Will Brown
Excellent. Well worth the trouble to wade through.
Sep 26, 2007 Kathleen rated it 3 of 5 stars
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