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> Introduction to Taoism by Huston Smith (PDF)
No civilization is monochrome. In China the classical tones of Confucianism have been balanced not only by the spiritual shades of Buddhism but also by the romantic hues of Taoism.

> Daoism and Ecology by James Miller
Daoism, as the indigenous religion of China, is profoundly ecological in its theoretical disposition, but in practice does not conform easily to Western notions of what this should entail.

> Taoist Resources
A collection of Taoist scriptures located at the Internet Archive.

Tao-te ching

> The Complete Tao-te ching - translation by James Legge (PDF).
One of the most important translation ever made.

> A comparative version (Legge, Suzuki, Goddard) plus Chinese version.

> Tao-te ching - A matrix translation with Chinese text (PDF).

> Chinese version with vocabulary and English explanation of each character.

> A few comments on Tao-te ching by D. C. Lau.

> 175+ translations of the first chapter.

> Sixty interactive translations provided by Mobilewords Limited

> A short introduction to the Guodian Lao-tzu (PDF).

> Guodian Laozi
Presentation of the findings plus the matrix.

> Tao-te ching Glossary provides explanation of the main terms and concepts of the book from a personal point of view.


> Introduction to I-ching, by Richard Wilhelm.

> Foreword to the English version (Baynes), by Carl Jung.

> Translation by Richard Wilhelm;

> Translation by James Legge.

> Translation by Master Therion (Aleister Crowley).

> Chinese version, by Dr. Laurentiu Teodorescu (PDF).

> Hexagrams Table


> Translation by Lionel Giles

> An Overview by Dr. Laurentiu Teodorescu (PDF).

> A Biographical Note


> Translation by Burton Watson (full text).

> Translation by Herbet Giles (several chapters).

> Translation by James Legge (full text).

> Translation by Lin Yutang (several chapters) with an introduction by T. B. Konnes.


> The Chronology of Chinese Dynasties, by Dr. Laurentiu Teodorescu (PDF).

> Glossary of Taoist Terms

> Hermetica.info
Provides electronic resources for studying Taoism, including I-ching. Downloads available.

> Pronunciation Rules

> Pinyin to Wade-Giles Conversion Table

> The First Lines of Tao-te ching (81Kb - jpg)

> Map of the 6-th Century China (5Kb - gif)


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