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Tao Te Ching Audiobook

Tao Te Ching: A New English Version

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Publisher's Summary

In 81 brief chapters, Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, provides advice that imparts balance and perspective, as well as a serene and generous spirit. It teaches us how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao: the basic principle of the universe.

Stephen Mitchell's best-selling version has been widely acclaimed as a gift to contemporary culture.

©1988 Stephen Mitchell; (P)2007 HarperCollins Publishers

What the Critics Say

"Stephen Mitchell's rendition of the Tao Te Ching comes as close to being definitive for our time as any I can imagine. It embodies the virtues its translator credits to the Chinese original: a gemlike lucidity that is radiant with humor, grace, large-heartedness, and deep wisdom." (Huston Smith, author of The Religions of Man)

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    "a profound and timeless clasic"

    "Do your work, then let go" says the Tao, and echoes (or prefigures) great western thinkers such as Epictetus and Caussade who advocate the acceptance of the way things are in preference to the multitude of distractions which we tend to pursue.

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    Gavin 06-20-16
    Gavin 06-20-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Great book and narrator but WTF is with the ad in the end?"

    Without a doubt an exceptional book and an equally exceptional narrator. Stephen Mitchell was effective and masterful.
    BUT whats with the advert in the end? That voice was a rude shock and left a bad taste, to say the least. Please consider cutting out that ANNOYING ad and that TERRIBLE voice (yieks!!)

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    Alisha 06-16-16
    Alisha 06-16-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Pow! Mind blown..."

    I just hit play again!!! I have been searching for this book for 20 years...finally we have connected!

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    Zane 06-06-16
    Zane 06-06-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Comprehensive & Complete"

    Excellent translation, narration, and overall delivery of a very tricky and yet essential matter: this is the way.

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    Belinda R. Mori 05-29-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Fantastic for those that need to clear their mind"

    I recommend to any one that is struggling with a loved one or work issues. it puts a whole new perspective on self.

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    Twin Mama Middle Tennessee 05-27-16
    Twin Mama Middle Tennessee 05-27-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Thought provoking"

    I enjoyed listening to it. I didn't agree with everything and not everything made sense but worth the read nonetheless.

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    Kindle Customer TN 05-25-16
    Kindle Customer TN 05-25-16 Member Since 2011

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    "wonderful"

    great translation, wonderful listen on the way to work. gets your mind right! highly revoked

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    Amazon Customer 05-23-16
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    This is a wonderful audiobook rendition of Tao Te Ching. My only complaint would be the loud annoying as that shows up at the end of this peaceful reading!!

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    JAY UTAH 05-13-16
    JAY UTAH 05-13-16 Member Since 2016

    When duty whisper low "Thou Must" The youth replies I CAN.

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    "new translation"

    I love this book but this new translation didn't really work for me. but it was cheap so you could listen

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    AARON QUINTYN 05-09-16 Member Since 2015
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    I listen to this twice a month I 100% recommend this book. love this book

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