Lao Tsu: Tao Te Ching .
Lao Tsu: Tao Te Ching. Gia-fu Feng was born in Shanghai in 1919, was educated in China, and came to the United States in 1947 to study comparative religion. He holds a BA from Peking University and an MA from the Universtiy of Pennsylvania. Jane English, whose photograps form an integral part of this book, holds an BA from Mount Holyoke College and has received a doctorate from the University of Wisconsin for her work in high energy particle physics.
The Essential Translation of the Ancient Chinese Book of the Tao. By: Lao Tzu, John Minford - translator. Chuang Tsu. Inner Chapters, A Companion Volume to Tao Te Ching. By: Gia Fu Feng, Jane English. Narrated by: Chungliang Al Huang. Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins. Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini.
Availability: Expected delivery time 14-30 days. Publisher: Random House Inc. Published in: USA. Date: 1989.
Gia-Fu Feng (1919 - 1985) was prominent as both an English translator (with his wife, Jane English) of Daoist .
Gia-Fu Feng (1919 - 1985) was prominent as both an English translator (with his wife, Jane English) of Daoist classics and a Daoist teacher in the United States, associated with Alan Watts, Jack Kerouac, The Beats and Abraham Maslow. He was born in Shanghai in 1919 into a fairly wealthy family of some influence. Calligraphy by Gia-Fu Feng, from the cover of the book Tao-Te-Ching Gia-Fu became involved in the East-West philosophy and spirituality movement that occurred in Northern California, centered by the evolution of the AAAS, reformed as the California Institute of Integral Studies.
com: Tao Te Ching: Pbk 4to no pagination illustr mild shelfwear to covers otherwise a very good clean tight unmarked text. Offers the essence of each word and makes Lao Tsu's teaching immediate and alive. Like a poem, this version of the Tao Te Ching is not meant to be read in one breath from front to back, but is to be at intervals internalized and contemplated. Jane English's haunting black-and-white photos that undulate in and out on every page act as glycerin elixirs, helping the words slide into our souls for patient digestion.
English is known for her collaborative translation of the Tao Te Ching of Lao Tsu which she illustrated through photography, in collaboration with her spouse Gia-Fu Feng . Translated by Feng, Gia-Fu; English, Jane. London: Vintage Books, a division of Random House.