Practical Taoism

Author:   Thomas Cleary ,  Thomas Cleary
Publisher:   Shambhala Publications Inc
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9781570622007


Pages:   1
Publication Date:   28 May 1996
Format:   Paperback
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This extraordinary collection of teachings and commentaries illuminates the many profound mysteries of inner alchemy, one of the most important dimensions of the Taoist tradition. The science of inner alchemy consists of meditation practices that enable the individual to have a more intimate, energizing, and inspiring relationship with life. Although these techniques are described in the sourcebooks of ancient Taoism, they are often couched in cryptic symbolic language, making it difficult for today's seekers t put these teachings into practice. Some classical Taoist writers, however, did adopt a more explicit manner of expression. Practical Taoism is a collection of writings from these more accessible commentators on the traditional alchemical texts, compiled by a seventh-generation master of the Northern Branch of the Complete Reality School of Taoism known as the Preserver of Truth.

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Author:   Thomas Cleary ,  Thomas Cleary
Publisher:   Shambhala Publications Inc
Imprint:   Shambhala Publications Inc
Dimensions:   Width: 14.00cm , Height: 0.60cm , Length: 21.60cm
Weight:   0.122kg
ISBN:  

9781570622007


ISBN 10:   1570622000
Pages:   1
Publication Date:   28 May 1996
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
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Thomas Cleary holds a PhD in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University and a JD from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law. He is the translator of over fifty volumes of Buddhist, Taoist, Confucian, and Islamic texts from Sanskrit, Chinese, Japanese, Pali, and Arabic.

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