Enjoy this powerful new translation of Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching woven into a teaching novel set in ancient China. In the midst of war between barbarians and China's feudal states, Lao Tzu travels to a turbulent border city. At the prince's invitation, the sage spends nine colorful nights with the prince, scholars, traders, courtiers and monks explaining the secrets of the Tao's power.
In this one of a kind book, the author breaks the secret code of the Tao Te Ching, conveying the oral tradition of lineage Tao masters, and providing over 20 diagrams and illustrations that shed light on the Tao Te Ching's life-changing teachings of mysticism and meditation.
This Deluxe Study Edition includes an expanded preface, an interview with the author, and a glossary of terms used by Lao Tzu and their application in meditation. Additionally, the original Chinese text as well as Master Liao's translation of the Tao Te Ching is given in separate appendices in their entirety.