Cultivating Stillness

Cultivating Stillness

A Taoist Manual for Transforming Body and Mind

Book - 1992
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Equanimity, good health, peace of mind, and long life are the goals of the ancient Taoist tradition known as "internal alchemy," of which Cultivating Stillness is a key text. Written between the second and fifth centuries, the book is attributed to T'ai Shang Lao-chun—the legendary figure more widely known as Lao-Tzu, author of the Tao-te Ching . The accompanying commentary, written in the nineteenth century by Shui-ch'ing Tzu, explains the alchemical symbolism of the text and the methods for cultivating internal stillness of body and mind. A principal part of the Taoist canon for many centuries, Cultivating Stillness is still the first book studied by Taoist initiates today.

Baker & Taylor
An ancient Taoist text explains the tradition of "internal alchemy" and is accompanied by a commentary which explains the symbolism of the text and the methods for cultivating internal stillness of body and mind

Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 1992
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780877736875
0877736871
Branch Call Number: 299.514 Cultivating 1992
Characteristics: xxvi, 158 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Wong, Eva 1951-
Tzu, Shui-ch'ing

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