"Beautiful and accessible; the English, as 'fluid as melting ice,' is a joy to read throughout." -- The New Republic
"Stephen Mitchell's rendition of the Tao Te Ching comes as close to being definitive for our times as any I can imagine. It embodies the virtues its translator credits to the Chinese original: a gemlike lucidity that is radiant with humor, grace, large-heartedness, and deep wisdom." -- Huston Smith, author of The Religions of Man --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Great book. Love the illustrations, perfect for a daily meditation and reflection, or to just pick up at random and find something to ponder.Published 19 days ago by Josh
I bought this version of the Tao Te Ching based on other reviews, and was not disappointed.
It is truly beautiful in content, phrasing, imagery, and cohesive... Read more
I carry it in the car to meditate on when I have a few extra minutes.Published 1 month ago by Nanea
Writing like this hints our spirits used to soar, whispers we have lost direction and sings there is a way back.Published 1 month ago by jOhN Anthony
I gave this as a gift and the person was really touched. She particularly loved the illustrations. Gorgeous book.Published 1 month ago by C. Medine
I love Stephen Mitchell, and I love this book which I've read many, many times. The illustrations are a nice way to polish an already shining gem. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Fred Davis, Awakening Clarity Now