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<p > “No better choice of translator could have been made for the Tao Teh Ching than Dr. John C. H. Wu, whose rendering is superb. Absolutely necessary for us not only to progress but even to survive.”—Thomas Merton
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Chinese --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I preferred the Tao Teh Ching translation by K. O. Schmidt because I gained so much from the commentary, but Wu offers the original Chinese and then his translation and leaves the... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Therin
My fault, but didn't realize it was the small pocket version...should have been more clear in the description. Read morePublished 4 months ago by BeHereNOW!
This is what the Tao Te Ching should be (just short of learning Chinese for yourself). No paraphrasing, no prefixes, no annotations at the end...Just pure Tao. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Wixx
I already had this book and ordered this for a gift. This is the actual book with comments and a beautiful layout, whereas there is a cheaper "pocket book" versoin that is... Read morePublished 8 months ago by nancyshopper
When I ordered this book, I didn't realize that it was the pocket edition. There's a bigger version of this book that includes Chinese writing along with the English translation. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Mike
This is the best translation of The Tao I've read. I haven't read that many, but I was immediately struck with how accessible the language is while maintaining the great... Read morePublished 20 months ago by M
It's a very nice translation. The words are simple but poetic. The only thing that I didn't realize is that it's so tiny. Read morePublished 21 months ago by BayGirl