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Lieh-Tzu: A Taoist Guide to Practical Living

by Eva Wong

PUBLISHED: 11th December 2001
ISBN: 9781570628993
ANNOTATION:
The "Lieh-tzu" is a collection of stories and philosophical musings of a sage of the same name who lived around the fourth century BCE. Lieh-tzu's teachings range from the origin and purpose of life, the Taoist view of reality, and the nature of enlightenment to the training of the body and mind, communication, and the importance of personal freedom. This distinctive translation presents Lieh-tzu as a friendly, intimate companion speaking directly to the reader in a contemporary voice about matters relevant to our everyday lives.
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PUBLISHED: 11th December 2001
ISBN: 9781570628993
ANNOTATION:
The "Lieh-tzu" is a collection of stories and philosophical musings of a sage of the same name who lived around the fourth century BCE. Lieh-tzu's teachings range from the origin and purpose of life, the Taoist view of reality, and the nature of enlightenment to the training of the body and mind, communication, and the importance of personal freedom. This distinctive translation presents Lieh-tzu as a friendly, intimate companion speaking directly to the reader in a contemporary voice about matters relevant to our everyday lives.

Annotation

The "Lieh-tzu" is a collection of stories and philosophical musings of a sage of the same name who lived around the fourth century BCE. Lieh-tzu's teachings range from the origin and purpose of life, the Taoist view of reality, and the nature of enlightenment to the training of the body and mind, communication, and the importance of personal freedom. This distinctive translation presents Lieh-tzu as a friendly, intimate companion speaking directly to the reader in a contemporary voice about matters relevant to our everyday lives.

Publisher Description

The Lieh-tzu is a collection of stories and philosophical musings of a sage of the same name who lived around the fourth century BCE. Lieh-tzu's teachings range from the origin and purpose of life, the Taoist view of reality, and the nature of enlightenment to the training of the body and mind, communication, and the importance of personal freedom. This distinctive translation presents Lieh-tzu as a friendly, intimate companion speaking directly to the reader in a contemporary voice about matters relevant to our everyday lives.

Author Biography

Eva Wong is the Chairperson and President of TopHuman, which was founded in Canada in 1995 and has expanded globally in the past 11 years. As the Principal Coach of TopHuman, Eva developed the "Ren Coaching Model" which is based on the eastern Philosophy of Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism. Eva is the first Chinese-credentialed MCC coach, as well as a member of the Board of the International Coach Federation (ICF). Currently, she is the President of China Coach Association (CCA). Eva graduated from Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Management and obtained a Masters of Counseling from Univer

Review

"A bright and lively translation that captures the essential insights of the Lieh-Tzu."--Library Journal

Product Details

Publisher
Shambhala Publications
Language
English
Translator
Eva Wong
ISBN-10
1570628998
ISBN-13
9781570628993
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Year
2001
Publication Date
2001-12-31
Subtitle
A Taoist Guide to Practical Living
Country of Publication
United States
Translated from
Chinese
Author
Eva Wong
Pages
264
Residence
Evergreen, CO, US
Edition
New edition
Short Title
LIEH-TZU REV/E
Edition Description
Revised
Series
Shambhala Dragon Editions
Audience
General/Trade