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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (37,587 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Man Ho Kwok Narrator: Sir Nigel Hawthorne Publisher: Mark Forstater Productions Ltd. Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2008 ISBN:
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Sir Nigel Hawthorne's inspiring reading brings to life this new translation of Lao Tzu's 2,500 year old Chinese classic. Probably the most influential spiritual book in human history, the Tao Te Ching translates as The Classic of The Tao and Its Power.

In 80 short chapters, it reveals a profound view of the Tao, a unique and satisfying way of life and nature. This revered collection of wise sayings and commentaries is a complete guide to living the sagely life and finding a calm and tranquil center in the midst of the chaos and stress of 21st-century life. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Killian McRae | 2/10/2014

    " Eastern Philosophy 101 "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Julia Simpson-Urrutia | 1/26/2014

    " This is a beautiful book that everyone should read and discuss. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Christian | 1/20/2014

    " A must read. There was some things I didn't like about my particular translation (although, there were some things I really did like about it, too). "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Luis | 12/30/2013

    " This book was one the most enlightening works I've had the pleasure to read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shelley | 12/18/2013

    " You can't really put this book into words.... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tyler | 12/17/2013

    " I think that I'll be reading this over and over again. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michelledenisenorton | 12/3/2013

    " My favorite translation of this text "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kathleen | 11/24/2013

    " While I've marked this as read (I've read in twice in the past month), I know I will have to read it over and over again, for the rest of my life, as I gradually learn to understand. It's truly beautiful. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Karen | 11/21/2013

    " This is my favorite version of the Tao Te Ching so far. Clear, concise, and beautiful. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Aaron Goodier | 11/16/2013

    " Pretty much all of it is just, like, be the tree that doesn't get knocked over by wind. Great. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 William Murakami-brundage | 10/30/2013

    " Quick, easy, as simple as pie. If you think you grasp some underlying message: you probably do. It's just that you've grabbed onto the branch, and you'll need to pull the entire treetrunk out by the roots. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Wendy | 10/5/2013

    " Thousands of years old and yet still relevant. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Philip Bergstresser | 10/3/2013

    " One can see the world without taking a step... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cass | 12/9/2012

    " Just a foreword and the verses. A little explanation of some translation decisions in the back, which I wish he had put with the verses, so I don't have to flip my e-edition back and forth when I re-read. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Rhaegar | 8/5/2012

    " I don't get it, but it's pretty. :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 J.F. Sanborn | 6/10/2011

    " This is one of those life-altering books. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Peter | 5/25/2011

    " Some of the deepest philosophical musings I have come accross. This is one of those books that you want to take with you to a desert island, along with the Bible and the Brothers K. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Word Ninja | 12/2/2010

    " Beautiful drawings to look at while reflecting. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Liz Bottner | 8/14/2010

    " I really, really like this book. The wisdom found within is amazing. There were some points in the translation that I didn't really mesh with, though, as I did with the one other translation I have read. Even so, I highly recommend this book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Zafirah Muhammad | 5/24/2010

    " a great book. things to help you govern your life "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mckinley | 5/16/2010

    " Don't love the translations of this version. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Darren Corpe | 2/6/2010

    " A book that I recommend more Christians should read. Understanding of course that Christianity is not primarily a religion of morality, and that the parallels between Lao Tzu and Jesus/the prophets should serve to enlighten, rather than to convert. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Johnny | 11/2/2008

    " Life affirming; no, life changing... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jasmine | 8/29/2008

    " My life has been changed. Daily meditation of these poems are greatly advised. They have allowed me to let go of many negative emotions and unclutter my brain and my life. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jorge | 8/22/2008

    " Wisdom. "

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