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A Guide to the I Ching

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"A Guide to the I Ching" is an interpretive manual to the classic Wilhelm/Baynes translation of the I Ching. Now a classic in its own right and translated into other languages (German, Spanish, Portuguese, Croatian, and Italian), the "Guide" is recognized by teachers and long time students of the I Ching as indispensable to its understanding and use. Developed from notes ...more
Paperback, 314 pages
Published December 31st 1988 by Anthony Publishing Company (first published June 1st 1981)
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Valerie
Jul 13, 2012 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Spiritual seekers
I had this book on my shelf awhile before I started working with it. There is nothing fluffy or feel-good new age about it. If you cast the I Ching as a part of your spiritual discipline, you need to keep this book by your side. Although my copy, the second revised edition, is riddled with editorial inconsistencies, the content itself is life changing. It is not a translation of the I Ching hexagrams or an alternative to Wilhelm-Baynes interpretation, but expounds on it, based on the author's ...more
Ellen Martens
Carol Anthony's version of this book uses modernized English to reinterpret the Wilhelm/Baynes translation, the classic I Ching. The "superior man", the prince, the duke and so on can really be stumbling blocks to understanding a reading, but Carol takes care of that ably.
Sharie
Nov 21, 2008 added it
This book is my best companion. I keep in near and read from it regularly.
Tita
Dec 21, 2010 rated it really liked it
As with my other I Chings, I can't really say I have "read" it, per se, and those who are familiar with the I Ching-- the Book of Changes-- know what I mean by this. But while I am getting to know this book, I wanted to record some impressions of it. I will come back and edit this, as I go along, no doubt.

My books have been packed away for several years (long story), and I only recently began to replace the ones most dear to me that I have missed all this time-- the I Ching and its many
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D.L. Ferrall
Jan 31, 2017 rated it liked it
I studied the Iching and read book upon book on this fascinating subject for years, but it can become addictive as instead of finding solutions for yourself you can become dependent on an ancient oracle and seek answers, apparently when you become a Christian you can no longer read books about spiritual development, dreams and the Iching, realizing too many years later that being a Christian is not the way forward for me, to get to know who I was, and to have self development and awareness, ...more
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Libby
Apr 19, 2009 rated it it was amazing
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In my opinion one of the best guides to the I - Ching you will find anywhere.
Julene
Dec 24, 2008 rated it it was amazing
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One of my main guides for the I Ching. She writes from a psychological approach that is like no other guide I've found. I've been to see her speak and admire her work with this ancient oracle.
Emma
Nov 16, 2007 rated it it was amazing
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The I Ching is my second spiritual pillar.
Dara
Feb 12, 2008 rated it it was amazing
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This is my favorite I ching author (thanx mom:) I like the edition with Hanna moog better than this one, but it may be harder to find...
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I read the first edition long ago; I think it was Kevin or Jim who replaced it with the third edition in the 1990's. I learned how to change life from the inside out.
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