Tao Te Ching

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Tao Te Ching

 (dou′ dĕ′ chĭng′, tou′ tĕ′ chĭng′)
n.
A Chinese text written in the first millennium bc, traditionally ascribed to Lao Tzu and setting forth the philosophical tenets of Taoism.

[Mandarin Dàodéjīngliterally, "Classic of the Virtues of the Way"), from Early Middle Chinese daw' tək kεjŋ : daw', road, way, Tao; see Tao + tək, strength of character, virtue (from Old Chinese) + kεjŋ, to pass through, warp (of a fabric), rule, standard, classic text (from Old Chinese *kêŋ).]
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In the Chinese correlative thinking, fu and huo were believed to be mutually constitutive and one never strayed too far from the other: "Good fortune," pronounces the Daoist classic Daodejing [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], "is the lair of ill fortune.
In the early 1980s, the artist obtained a Taiwanese copy of Lao Tzu's Daodejing (The Way of the Dao); the Daoist cosmology offers yet a third model for his practice.
It is that unacknowledged world that I will return to later in this talk, particularly as I consider the Daodejing.
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Xu Jialu zai guoji Daodejing luntan shang zhuchu: Hongyang chuantong wenhua, gongjian hexie shehui" [Xu Jialu pointed out at the international forum on the Daodejing: Promote traditional cultural and collaboratively construct a harmonious society].
Consider the Way (Dao) of the Daoist, Laozi, in his Daodejing, or the mean/equilibrium (zhong) of the Confucian text, the Zhongyong, as the source or cause of everything in pre-Qin Chinese philosophy.
Section five further highlights the role of leaders and CEOs as philosophers, deep thinkers, and followers of the daodejing, (1) whose calligraphy and linkage to the central government are crucial to the goodwill of corporations.
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El daoismo, por su parte, habia penetrado tardia y anecdoticamente en Europa, primero, a traves de Martino Martini y Philippe Couplet, quienes en la segunda mitad del siglo xvii aportaron una breve traduccion de los capitulos 25 y 42 del Daodejing.
In the course of many centuries the meditative and socially oriented Daodejing [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] was combined with both the ecstatic and individualistic mysticism of the Zhuangzi [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (369-286 BCE), with its beliefs and practices for longevity, and Buddhist insight on meditation, mind analysis, and doctrines of karma and reincarnation.
Also included are Aesop's Fables, Plato's Symposium, Catullus's poems in a new translation, new selections from book 1 of Ovid's Metamorphoses, a new tale from the Indian Jataka, the Chinese Classic of Poetry, Daodejing, the Chinese Songs of the South, and selections by Zhuangzi and Han Feizi.
The Zhuangzi, along with the Yijing, or Classic of Changes, and Daodejing, or Classic of the Way and Virtue, formed the foundation of early medieval discourse: the literati freely drew ideas, vocabulary, and tropes from these so-called Three Mysterious (san xuan [?