Find I Ching by Blofeld, John at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. I Ching translated by John Blofeld. John Blofeld () was a British writer on Asian religion and philosophy. His version of I Ching, puhblished originally. I Ching the Book of Change: A New Translation of the Ancient Chinese Text with Detailed Instructions for its Practical Use in Divination. John Eaton Calthorpe I.
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Your purchase benefits world literacy! Faithful to its most ancient sources, and translated directly from the ancient Chinese, it is as pure and simple as a Zen garden, using the clear imagery of the original Chinese; however, it still has many unobtrusive footnotes with helpful suggestions and background from the author. Click the image to see the book at Amazon. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
It’s sort of an honorary title for a book, signifying that it belongs to the all-time Chinese cultural treasures. He has over thirty translations of Oriental texts to his name, the majority of them produced over the past decade — a period of time Richard Wilhelm devoted blofelc just one. Also, how to use the Tarot and what each card means.
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Wilhelm’s version of the I Ching has in turn been translated to many other languages, also English in A great pity, especially as the Taoist work is an alchemical text and the Buddhist work is by a follower of the Pure Land school, both highly significant outlooks. These oversights are hard to understand given the collective experience of the authors. It’s a little bit dated now but I’d still put it in my top twelve out chhing The Book of Changes is, as Wilhelm said, ‘a work that represents thousands of years of slow organic growth and that can be assimilated only through prolonged reflection and meditation’.
When they are arranged one above the other, l meaning of that hexagram starts to emerge as if by itself. It feels constructed, there is no insight or understanding permeating these words. The author is a psychotherapist, and clearly much of that outlook informs her approach. The Tantric Mysticism of Tibet: One interesting aspect of Blofrld quest to purge the language of its male bllofeld is that she turns solar imagery to lunar.
I Ching by Blofeld, John
A sample entry will suffice to show the flavour of this book, referring to the first line of bloteld one:. The impression that it is written by some sort of ‘master’ is a superficial veneer.
I really like the introductory chapters which are quite philosophical and relate a lot to Zen thinking. Nevertheless, Legge remains useful for making comparisons.
Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Chingg. Showing of 18 reviews. The hexagrams are referred to throughout. The cover was jazzed up, but the error was left untouched.
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Sign up to receive offers and updates: Books he… More about John Blofeld. Somewhat hard to read. He died in This latter book reproduces the original Chinese fortune-telling tables.
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Sui has appended literary quotations that are relevant to the lines and judgments of each hexagram. The former is rubbish; I have not seen the latter. The publisher, Power Press, has for this and the companion volume ‘I Ching Wisdom’ unashamedly mimicked the well-known grey and yellow house-style of the US edition of the Wilhelm-Baynes translation published by Princeton University Press below lefteven down to using the same title font:.
But I see no immediate hurry, at least not for those who want to use the book in divination. Blfeld domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. This translation of the I Ching has been especially prepared for practical use in divination.
Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. No commentary is included. It was couched in terms of the Proletariat and doing things for the good of the Party. The I Ching or Book of Changes: One of m very favorite versions of the I Ching.
I promise you’ll get more from your readings. Hacker states his intention was not to be particularly original, more to provide a study aid by drawing together information from diverse sources. A serious-minded and thorough book that deals with symbolism, historical example, blofelx and correspondences, transformation of lines, and penetrating discussion of phrases.
The way the book is written is probably more interesting than what it actually says. Deals with advanced divination, astrologies, directionology, and geomancy. A Guide to Life’s Turning Pointswhich interprets much of the I Ching text through the eyes of Buddhism, frequently emphasizing the abnegation of chijg ego and the virtues of non-action, humility and equanimity – and it does omit a lot of the original imagery; nevertheless, it can be of help in interpreting the Blofeld text and is warmer and more personal in tone.
Well written in clear prose, but has a haughty tone.