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The Taoist experience : an anthology / Livia Kohn.

Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, [1993] .
ISBN 0791415791, 0791415805

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Subjects China.
Taoism -- China.
Taoïsme -- Chine.
Series SUNY series in Chinese philosophy and culture.
Description vii, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1993]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-380) and index.
Contents The Tao. The Tao that can't be told ; The Tao in the world ; Pure and tranquil ; Ineffable knowledge. -- Creation. Scriptures create the universe ; Numinous treasure -- wondrous history ; The lands of the immortals ; Gods and goddesses. -- The teaching. The three caverns ; The transformations of Laozi ; The path ; The way to complete perfection. -- Discipline. Precepts and prescriptions ; Protective measures ; How to be taught ; Passing the test. -- Physical practices. Breathing for life ; Gymnastics ; Drugs and diets ; Sexual techniques. -- The cosmic body. The structure of the body ; The body as the world ; The world in the body ; The gods within. -- The one. Lights in the body ; The true one ; The three ones ; One in all. -- Insight practice. Two kinds of observations ; Energies and elixirs ; Observing life ; Glimpses of the new mind. -- Ecstatic excursions. The far-off journey ; Trips through the stars ; Divine loves ; Ecstatic sleep. -- Immortal personality. The perfected ; To be a sage ; Magical powers ; The virtue of wine. -- Ascension. Alchemical transformation ; The inner elixir ; Gradual dissolution ; Eyewitness accounts. -- Immortal life. Celestial garb ; The administration of heaven ; Sojourn among mortals ; Feasting in paradise. -- List of Chinese texts translated.
Geographic Area China
Network Numbers (OCoLC)26633725
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Kohn, Livia, 1956-
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