Tao Te Ching: The New English Version That Makes Good Sense (Paperback)
This is not just another English version of the Tao Te Ching, this is the new English version that makes good sense to readers for the very first time in the history. While the Tao Te Ching is a famous ancient Chinese classic and has substantially influenced the lives of so many people over the centuries, it is also one of the most profound and misinterpreted spiritual and philosophical text. Some of its chapters may appear confusing and difficult to understand. What can you do when you just cannot make sense of them? Yuhui Liang, the author of this book, has in-depth research on the Tao Te Ching and found many misinterpretations in many English and Chinese versions of the Tao Te Ching. After years of research and study, he has made significant progress in three important areas and successfully corrected all the misinterpretations. His new translation let Lao Tzu's words finally make good sense to readers. His work takes the translation of the Tao Te Ching to the next level of better accuracy, coherence and contextualization, while keeping the sentences reasonably concise. You can benefit from this book whether you are a first time reader or a long-time fan. It will help you read Lao Tzu's book with greater understanding, re-examine its original meaning, and find out what it means to you today. The content of this book: Introduction, Translation, Pinyin version, Annotation, Notes, and a Brief Analysis of the Symbol Pair for each of eighty-one chapters.