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Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu: A twenty-first century English interpretation

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu: A twenty-first century English interpretation

by Jerome Dirnberger

ASIN: B01FNFQN98

Publisher Stansbury Publishing

Published in Religion & Spirituality/Other Eastern Religions, Nonfiction/Philosophy, Nonfiction

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Book Description

Written over 2,500 years ago by a Chinese philosopher in a poetic style, the TAO TE CHING becomes more easily readable and understandable to today's English speaking public. The concepts and insights are still very valuable and applicable today.

Sample Chapter

            TAO TE CHING  #8

 

Strive to do good

For goodness is like water

It nourishes without even trying

It is content to lie in lowly places

Thus it mirrors the Tao

 

So at home, be grounded

In thinking, be critical

With others, be generous and compassionate

When you speak, be sincere

As a leader, do not control

When working, enjoy it

With your family, give of yourself

 

So when you are content with yourself

You do not need to compete nor compare

Thus you earn respect

 

 

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