The writing is poetic and very insightful.
Indeed, the true man of Tao will live humble in simplicity and obscurity- and yet such beings are the true wellsprings of cosmic harmony between heaven and earth....
Thomas Merton's translation of this spiritual classic is complete with the humor and shock methods in Chuang Tzu teachings.
An excellent addition to the original writing by Lao Tsu......from the student. Helps one on the Way.Published 23 days ago by Hawkhaven Grnhse Intl
It is the best translation of the Chuang Tzu. I enjoyed Merton's introduction very much.Published 1 month ago by Patricia Roberts
A good explanation of Taoism and Chuang Tzu precedes a series of aphorisms - some witty, some serious, all enlightening.Published 3 months ago by Robin Ann Blackburn
The value of this book in in the introductory article 'A Study of Chuang Tzu" because it gives you some great insight from Christian perspective. Read morePublished 4 months ago by M633
I was disappointed in this book as I expected it to be inspiring as most of Merton's writings are, but i found it too confusing with the Chinese philosophy. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mary E.Goerke
The Way of Chuang Tzu, by Thomas Merton, is the product of five years of immersion, study, prayer, and reflection on the work of Zhuangzi, one of the towering figures in Chinese... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Lawrence Weber
Brushing aside the insidious facade of spiritually romantic fallacies of Merton, and seriously studying his carefully cloaked enchantment and love for Zen and secret distaste for... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Dr. David Crews
I find this a very interesting read but I haven't finished the book as of this date maybe I will rate it again when I finish the bookPublished 7 months ago by jack