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The Resource Taoism for beginners : a guide to balanced living, C. Alexander Simpkins and Annellen Simpkins

Taoism for beginners : a guide to balanced living, C. Alexander Simpkins and Annellen Simpkins

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Taoism for beginners : a guide to balanced living
Title
Taoism for beginners
Title remainder
a guide to balanced living
Statement of responsibility
C. Alexander Simpkins and Annellen Simpkins
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"Taoism for Beginners is a practical guide to applying the key notions, concepts and beliefs underlying Taoism's various branches and schools. Authors C. Alexander and Annellen Simpkins tap into their years of training and study in meditation, martial arts and Eastern philosophy to provide readers with a comprehensive introduction to the spiritual tenets and attainments that mark the holistic pathway to a life more in balance. This book offers readers: A clear explanation of what Taoism is and how to apply its most salient tenets and teachings to your daily life Simple exercises to enable you to lead a calmer and more mindful, connected life-taking in a range of practices that include meditation, breathing, chi kung and tai chi chuan An exploration of the origins and background of Taoism, including the various sects and schools of thought An informative discussion of key Taoist concepts, including wu-wei (nonaction), yin and yang, and the powerful way of De (the cradle of power, virtue and life) Taoist principles and concepts have guided people on the path to harmony, wholeness, balance and greater well-being for millennia. This beginning resource makes an ancient religion, its practices and history accessible for a twenty-first century reader"--
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Simpkins, C. Alexander
Dewey number
299.514
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL1920
LC item number
.S56 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Simpkins, Annellen M.
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  • Tao
  • Taoism
  • Spiritual life
  • Spiritual life
  • Tao
  • Taoism
Label
Taoism for beginners : a guide to balanced living, C. Alexander Simpkins and Annellen Simpkins
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 156-159)
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1139145953
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
159 pages
Isbn
9780804852685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1139145953
Label
Taoism for beginners : a guide to balanced living, C. Alexander Simpkins and Annellen Simpkins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 156-159)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1139145953
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
159 pages
Isbn
9780804852685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1139145953

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