The Book of Master Lie

The Book of Master Lie A translation of Lieh Tzu a famous Taoist Classic by one of the premier translators of Taoist literature The book of Master Lie both entertaining and enlightening is one of the greatest works of c

  • Title: The Book of Master Lie
  • Author: Liezi Thomas Cleary
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 210
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A translation of Lieh Tzu, a famous Taoist Classic, by one of the premier translators of Taoist literature The book of Master Lie, both entertaining and enlightening, is one of the greatest works of cognitive art and educational science that has ever been produced Meditation practices are masked in philosophical musings, mental postures are portrayed as social policies,A translation of Lieh Tzu, a famous Taoist Classic, by one of the premier translators of Taoist literature The book of Master Lie, both entertaining and enlightening, is one of the greatest works of cognitive art and educational science that has ever been produced Meditation practices are masked in philosophical musings, mental postures are portrayed as social policies, and contemplative procedures are disguised as ascetic exercises and aesthetic raptures Myth, history, and imagination are all engaged in an exhilarating adventure in opening the mind.

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    1. The Book of Master Lie is a nice translation of the Lieh Tzu, one of the classic Taoist texts. This is a fun book full of Taoist principles and wisdom, and there is much to learn and enjoy here. Although it can be a bit esoteric and difficult to understand at times, this is still a thought-provoking read if you are in the right frame of mind. Humorous touches and bits of sagacious advice open the doors to spiritual exploration and self-reflection. If you are interested in learning more about Tao [...]

    2. The wisdom of China is difficult for westerners. That wisdom is similar to some ideas of early Greeks, where most of what we know is based on fragmentary artifacts, yet somehow the Chinese have maintained there wisdom in tradition. This book is a collection of stories and aphorisms that describe abstract ideas, many of which seem to say nothing and everything at the same time. All is one, yin and yang, life and death, virtue and despotism, yet there is a Way to live your life.

    3. Lizei is a text that is often overlooked in the West when discussing Daoism.Clearly's copy was the first full translation that I was able to get a hold of, and it is fantastic!Master Lie has much in common with Zhuangzi (and is in fact rumored to have been written by the same author) but he also has unique insights of his own, and the style is not identical.I have loved the Liezi since I first picked it up, and I seem to be in the minority in that I ended up reading it before Zhuangzi. Both are [...]

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