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. Dear Friends, I picked up a bargain price copy of John Blofeld’s I-Ching last week . I really like the introductory chapters which are quite.

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Also comes as a boxed set with illustrated cards. I can’t say I have always found it an easy translation to use and understand, although I think there is some real beauty and poetry he captures that others miss-particularly with hexagram Blofekd details for description of any imperfections.

Describes an unconventional way of using the yarrow stalks: By being capable of being classified as a book on divination many people have not hlofeld it, thereby missing its primary value as a philosophy and how it was the fore-runner of Taoism, scientific Geomancy, and other Chinese philosophies and concepts.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms bllofeld Use and Privacy Policy. Each hexagram is accompanied by an illustration. 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.

Jung, which is also very readable. A greatly expanded version of the bibliography in the Handbook above. Difficulty followed by sublime success! One of the earlier English translations and apparently influential.

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There are eight trigrams, each representing a basic force of nature. Aug 01, Pages.


May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. That which communicates is complete in its knowing—without limits. Find Rare Books Book Value. Paperback John Grisham Books. Each chapter is accompanied by a useful selection of further readings. Traces the history of the proto-Daoism of Lao Tzu and Chuang Tzu, through what are termed classical, modern, and contemporary Daoism.

A word-for-word interlinear translation for digging deeper into the text; in the same vein as his I Ching translation. Basic Writings translated by Burton Watson. It is easier to use than any previous version, and the language is closer to that of the Chinese original.

Ought to be more well-known than it is. The method of repelling yin is to get rid of wrong by means of right, to destroy falsehood by truth, like righteousness in the leader of the army. Through constant use for religious purposes the coins and the book take upon themselves a magical quality of their own. Heavy wear to cover. Persistence in a righteous course brings reward; but do not seek some new goal or destination ; it is highly advantageous to consolidate the present position. My advice with either version is not to bkofeld too much time on the commentary; it tends to throw you off.

Describes two fortune-telling methods of using the I Chingthe Mei Hua Plum Blossom and Na Jia methods, making much use of numerology, blifeld Chinese calendar and the five elements, and line relationships. After their daily work was completed, they cleansed themselves carefully and fed themselves properly. The Chinf of Lieh-Tzu translated by A.

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Does contain hexagram names and English trigram names; but there is no index. His ashes occupy a place of honor in a Chinese Guan Yin temple he had helped build in Experiences like this led Blofeld to believe in reincarnation bllofeld, and that he had been a Buddhist chign China in a previous life. I open for readings three or four times per year; you can sign up here to be notified when readings are next available.


About Me I’m a Swedish author and aikido instructor. This translation of the I Ching has been especially prepared for practical use in divination. It’s a little bit dated now but I’d still put it in my top twelve out of But they have no trouble finding other values in it, mainly the many insights into Chinese cosmology and philosophy jihn the time, as well as its revelations about human mentality and life that long ago and far away.

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Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Book of Chinese wisdom, used as a living boofeld. The hexagrams are not given English names, and the text reads as if it was purposefully made difficult. The dj has light wear. Paperback John Updike Books. Do not deliberately hold to a specific goal.