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THE SPIRIT OF TAO (Shambhala Pocket Classics)

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Presented here are superb translations from the most beloved classics of Taoism, including the bestselling Tao-te Ching and Wen-tzu. Also translated are wonderful Taoist fables and stories from the "Tales of Inner Meaning", and a selection of short teachings from Ancestor Lu, one of the greatest figures of early Taoism. Two-color interior.
Paperback, 198 pages
Published March 2nd 1993 by Shambhala (first published January 1st 1993)
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Charlene Smith
May 16, 2011 rated it really liked it
"Lao Tzu said: Consider the world light, and the spirit is not burdened; consider myriad things slight, and the mind is not confused. Consider life and death equal, and the intellect is not afraid; consider change as sameness, and clarity is not obscured."

This and other beautiful insights populate this slim, easy to read book, that I refer to over and over again and most particularly when I feel rushed and under pressure, to remind myself of the exhortation to be still. To stop. Let things go. B
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Mike
Aug 28, 2011 rated it it was ok
Recently I have enjoyed reading about the spiritualism of Tao, but this book was either beyond me, or maybe I just wasn't in the mood.
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