Daoism: Basic and Essential Writings

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Daoism: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides)
1.  Daoism: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides) by James Miller
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Taoism: An Essential Guide
2.  Taoism: An Essential Guide by Eva Wong
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Taoism
3.  Taoism by Ken Cohen
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Daodejing (Oxford World's Classics)
4.  Daodejing (Oxford World's Classics) by Lao-Tzu
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  "If you're looking for the clearest delineation of Daoism, and its most central text, look to the Daodejing. And if you're looking for the most accurate translation of the Daodejing, this is it."
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Tao Te Ching: A New English Version (Perennial Classics)
5.  Tao Te Ching: A New English Version (Perennial Classics) by Stephen Mitchell
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  "A translator must always lean either towards literal accuracy or literary elegance, and Mitchell falls into the latter category. A good introductory translation."
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Tao Te Ching Low Price CD
6.  Tao Te Ching Low Price CD by Stephen Mitchell
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Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: A Book about the Way and the Power of the Way
7.  Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: A Book about the Way and the Power of the Way by Lao-Tzu
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Tao Te Ching: A New Translation
8.  Tao Te Ching: A New Translation by Lao-Tzu
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The Tao of Emerson: The Wisdom of the Tao Te Ching as Found in the Words of Ralph Waldo Emerson
9.  The Tao of Emerson: The Wisdom of the Tao Te Ching as Found in the Words of Ralph Waldo Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson
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  "Emerson wasn't a Daoist, per se, but Grossman's refraction of Emerson's writings into Daoist form is nonetheless a poetical expression useful for lay American Daoists."
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The Spirit of Tao (Shambhala Pocket Classics)
10.  The Spirit of Tao (Shambhala Pocket Classics) by Thomas Cleary
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  "A handy pocket Daoism reader. Selections from the most popular classics of ancient Daoism, including the Daodejing, Zhuangzi, Huainanzi, and Wenzi. Also translated are wonderful Daoist fables and stories from the "Tales of Inner Meaning" and a selection of short teachings of the famed Daoist patriarch Ancestor Lu, one of the great figures of early Daoism."
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The Taoism Reader
11.  The Taoism Reader by Thomas Cleary
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The Power of Qi: Quigong Meditations for Better Health and Spiritual Well-Being
12.  The Power of Qi: Quigong Meditations for Better Health and Spiritual Well-Being by Ken Cohen
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Your Body of Light: Energetic Practices for Better Health, Emotional Balance, and Higher Consciousness
13.  Your Body of Light: Energetic Practices for Better Health, Emotional Balance, and Higher Consciousness by Lee Holden
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The Second Book of the Tao
14.  The Second Book of the Tao by Stephen Mitchell
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The Second Book of the Tao
15.  The Second Book of the Tao by Stephen Mitchell
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The Tao: The Living Wisdom Series
16.  The Tao: The Living Wisdom Series by Mark Forstater
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  "Mark Forstater's commentary on Zhuangzi"
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Chuang-Tzu: The Inner Chapters (Hackett Classics)
17.  Chuang-Tzu: The Inner Chapters (Hackett Classics) by Zhuangzi
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  "Translation by inimitable A.C. Graham, who was a professor of classical Chinese at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London."
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The Essential Chuang Tzu
18.  The Essential Chuang Tzu by Sam Hamill
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  "Of the 33 chapters in the original text, poet Sam Hamill and scholar J.P. Seaton render 19 completely and 3 partially into a naturally flowing English idiom that captures the vibrancy, humor, and playful sincerity of Zhuangzi's language."
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The Book of Chuang Tzu (Penguin Classics)
19.  The Book of Chuang Tzu (Penguin Classics) by Chang Wai Ming
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  "Laozi did not exist as an actual person, but Zhuangzi did. The Book of Zhuangzi (pinyin; Wade-Giles Chuang Tzu) is the collection of Zhuangzi's writings."
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The Book of Lieh-Tzu
20.  The Book of Lieh-Tzu by Liezi
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  "The Liezi (4th century CE) ranks with the Laozi and Zhuangzi as one of the most eloquent and influential expositions of Daoist philosophy. It is somewhat darker tone, and yet punctuated with a most extraordinary humor. A definitive translation by A.C. Graham, who was one of the world's most distinguished Sinologists."
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The Taoist Experience (Suny Series in Chinese Philosophy & Culture): An Anthology (Suny Series, Chinese Philosophy & Culture)
21.  The Taoist Experience (Suny Series in Chinese Philosophy & Culture): An Anthology (Suny Series, Chinese Philosophy & Culture) by Livia Kohn
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BACK TO BEGINNINGS (Shambhala Pocket Classics)
22.  BACK TO BEGINNINGS (Shambhala Pocket Classics) by Thomas Cleary
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Awakening to the Tao (Shambhala Classics)
23.  Awakening to the Tao (Shambhala Classics) by Thomas Cleary
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  "Liu I-ming (b. 1737) was a Daoist adept and a scholar of Buddhism and Confucianism. I-Ming wrote this collection of 142 meditations on the Dao in 1816. Using natural and mythical phenomena he illustrates in simple language the principles and practice of the Dao as the whole of life."
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Vitality, Energy, Spirit: A Taoist Sourcebook (Shambhala Classics)
24.  Vitality, Energy, Spirit: A Taoist Sourcebook (Shambhala Classics) by Thomas Cleary
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The Way of Water and Sprouts of Virtue (Suny Series, Chinese Philosophy & Culture)
25.  The Way of Water and Sprouts of Virtue (Suny Series, Chinese Philosophy & Culture) by Sarah Allan
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The Book of Balance and Harmony: A Taoist Handbook
26.  The Book of Balance and Harmony: A Taoist Handbook by Thomas Cleary
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An Introduction to Daoist Thought: Action, Language, and Ethics in Zhuangzi (Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy)
27.  An Introduction to Daoist Thought: Action, Language, and Ethics in Zhuangzi (Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy) by Eske Mřllgaard
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The Taoist Body
28.  The Taoist Body by Karen C. Duval
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Great Clarity: Daoism and Alchemy in Early Medieval China (Asian Religions and Cultures)
29.  Great Clarity: Daoism and Alchemy in Early Medieval China (Asian Religions and Cultures) by Fabrizio Pregadio
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Alchemists, Mediums, and Magicians: Stories of Taoist Mystics
30.  Alchemists, Mediums, and Magicians: Stories of Taoist Mystics by Thomas Cleary
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Essays on Skepticism, Relativism, and Ethics in the Zhuangzi (Suny Series in Chinese Philosophy & Culture) (Suny Series, Chinese Philosophy & Culture)
31.  Essays on Skepticism, Relativism, and Ethics in the Zhuangzi (Suny Series in Chinese Philosophy & Culture) (Suny Series, Chinese Philosophy & Culture) by P. J. Ivanhoe
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Liberation As Affirmation: The Religiosity of Zhuangzi and Nietzsche (Suny Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture)
32.  Liberation As Affirmation: The Religiosity of Zhuangzi and Nietzsche (Suny Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture) by Geling Shang
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Chinese Reading of the Daodejing, A (Suny Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture) (English and Mandarin Chinese Edition)
33.  Chinese Reading of the Daodejing, A (Suny Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture) (English and Mandarin Chinese Edition) by Rudolf G. Wagner
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Disputers of the Tao: Philosophical Argument in Ancient China
34.  Disputers of the Tao: Philosophical Argument in Ancient China by A. C. Graham
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Teachings of the Tao
35.  Teachings of the Tao by Eva Wong
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