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Title:
Taoism : an essential guide
Author:
Wong, Eva, 1951-
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Publication Information:
Boston : Shambhala, 2011.

©1997
Physical Description:
x, 268 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
History of Taoism. Shamanic origins (3000-800 BCE) -- The classical period (700-220 BCE) --The transformation of Taoism from philosophy into organized religion (20 BCE-600 CE) -- The rise of mystical Taoism (300-600 CE) -- The development of alchemical Taoism (200-1200 CE) -- The synthesis of Taoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism (1000 CE-present) -- Systems of Taoism. Magical Taoism : the way of power -- Divinational Taoism : the way of seeing -- Ceremonial Taoism : the way of devotion -- Internal-alchemical Taoism : the way of transformation -- Action and Karma Taoism : the way of right action -- Taoist practices. Meditation -- Techniques for cultivating the body -- Rites of purification, ceremony, and talismanic magic.
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ISBN:
9781590308820
Format :
Book

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