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This goes to show that the old saying, ‘Heaven punishes the guilty’, is not just an empty slogan. Second Sunday Books Published: Blofeld has given us a rich work here. No translation, just advice. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. One of my early influences. Ought to be more well-known than it is.

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Set up a giveaway. Richard Wilhelm Richard Wilhelm was a German sinologist, who translated several of the Chinese classics into German.

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Rare Book Cellar Published: When the war ended, Blofeld returned to England and, in six months, received a master’s degree in literature at the University of Cambridge. It is complete and apparently accurate, but not surprisingly has a 19 th -century sound to it.

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The first major English translation; second edition, Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The text is critically examined in light of the Mawangdui manuscript, and unabashedly edited in places such as hexagram 52, whose text boofeld treated as a displaced line 4, leaving it without a primary hexagram text. Sawyer and Mei-Chun Lee Sawyer.


This translation of the I Ching has been especially prepared for practical use in divination. The next five are a little left-of-center for me; but of course others may have different reactions.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. Guide to the I Ching. Rickard Wilhelm’s version of I Ching is still regarded as one of the most competent and trustworthy. Skip to main content. Pages slightly yellowed; Paperback. In addition blofelf solid and once-broken lines, a third, twice-broken line, is added, so that in combination they represent heaven, earth, and man.

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It was the beginning of my serious reading of Taoism. Has a minor tear. These two English translations are commercially available; and even though they are ostensibly about the same subject, they are completely different books. Heavy wear to cover.

Experiences like this led Blofeld to believe in reincarnationand that he had been cjing Buddhist in China in a previous life. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

…life can be translucent

The Book of Change Compass. Essentially a series of 64 essays loosely based on the trigrams and main theme of each hexagram, using matriarchal goddess and feminist imagery drawn from the legends of diverse cultures and eras. The original definitive source for anything and everything about the I Chingincluding its history, interpretation, structure, and methods of consulting. Click on the image of the book to see it at Amazon.


About Me I’m a Swedish author and aikido instructor. His version of I Chingpuhblished originally inis one of my favorites. This is certainly true of the Christian Bible as well, which can also be used for divining. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? He was a Buddhist traveller of the far East and his book was written partly to ‘correct’ Wilhelm’s, and is intended for practical use in divination, though as a Zen personhe states that his opinion is that without meditation and intuition one can’t make much sense of the I Ching’s answers.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Jung asks I Ching about I Ching Probably not that many, but more so with a German edit made in John Green Paperback Books in English. Write a customer review. I just received the book.

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Two of the very best are free. They make the sky their canopy and the earth their car; they make the four seasons their horses and make dark and light their drivers. It’s sort of an honorary title for a book, signifying that it belongs to the all-time Chinese cultural treasures.

Man is an amoral creature of order and ritual. Has wear to the cover jjohn pages.