Books in category Religion – Taoism

  • Foundations of Daoist Ritual

    Foundations of Daoist Ritual
    Florian C. Reiter

    In 2007 the Chinese Department of Humboldt University (Berlin) staged a symposium on foundations of Daoist ritual. The results in English and Chinese (with summaries) are presented in this book.

  • A Husband for Kutani

    A Husband for Kutani
    Frank Owen

    First published in 1938, this is a collection of four Oriental tales, including ‘Five Merchants Who Met in a Tea-House,’ and ‘Doctor Shen Fu,’ a tale of a Chinese alchemist who possesses the elixir of life.

  • Feng Shui The Living Earth Manual

    Feng Shui: The Living Earth Manual
    Stephen Skinner

    This is the perfect book for those new to Feng-Shui or someone who is interested in expanding their knowledge.

  • The Secret of Everlasting Life

    The Secret of Everlasting Life
    Richard Bertschinger

    The Secret of Everlasting Life is the first translation from the Chinese of the second-century Can Dong Qi. This ancient work, the earliest known text on transformation and immortality, echoes the wisdom and poetry of the Tao Te Ching and I …

  • The Valley Spirit

    The Valley Spirit
    Lindsey Wei

    Originally published under title: The valley spirit: a story of Daoist cultivation: London: Line of Intent Books, c2010.

  • Daoism Meditation and the Wonders of Serenity

    Daoism, Meditation, and the Wonders of Serenity
    Stephen Eskildsen

    While the texts discussed follow the legacy of Warring States period Daoism such as the Laozi to a significant degree, they also draw upon medieval immortality methods and Buddhism.

  • Asceticism in Early Taoist Religion

    Asceticism in Early Taoist Religion
    Stephen Eskildsen

    Using a wide variety of original sources, this book examines how and why early Taoists carried out such ascetic practices as fasting, celibacy, sleep deprivation, and wilderness seclusion.

  • The Tao of George W Bush

    The Tao of George W. Bush
    Ed Bremson

    The Tao Te Ching is a 2000-year-old Chinese manuscript of wisdom and advice. What would happen if the President were to read this ancient text?

  • The Daoist Monastic Manual

    The Daoist Monastic Manual
    Livia Kohn

    The Daoist Monastic Manual offers a clear and vibrant description of the lifestyle and organizational structures of medieval Daoism, rooting the religion in the concrete reality of daily activities.

  • Hiding the World in the World

    Hiding the World in the World
    Scott Cook

    Presents wide-ranging and up-to-date interpretations of the Zhuangzi, the Daoist classic and one of the most elusive works ever written.

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