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 that sheds light on the Tao Te Ching's life-changing teachings of mysticism and meditation.
Additionally, Master Liao's translation of the Tao Te Ching is given in separate appendices in their entirety.
About the Author
From the age of twelve, Waysun Liao studied with a wandering Taoist and in a Taoist temple until he became a full Taichi and Tao master. Considered one of the world's foremost authorities on traditional Taoist wisdom and Chi arts, he is the founder and master of one of the oldest Taichi centers in North America, located in Oak Park, Illinois. He is one of the few remaining Tao masters carrying and transmitting the ancient oral traditions concerning the power of Tao, and shares his wisdom with students across the world.
Master Liao is the author of several books, including Tao: The Way of God, Chi: Discovering Your Life Energy, and the acclaimed T'ai Chi Classics, which has been translated into nine languages. In addition, he has compiled a complete Taichi learning system on DVD, preserving the ancient temple teachings on moving meditation, the Tao, and internal energy development.