The Taoist Canon: A Historical Companion to the Daozang: by Franciscus Verellen, Kristofer Schipper (editors) PDF

By Franciscus Verellen, Kristofer Schipper (editors)

ISBN-10: 0226738175

ISBN-13: 9780226738178

Taoism continues to be the single significant faith whose canonical texts haven't been systematically prepared and made on hand for learn. This long-awaited paintings, a milestone in chinese language experiences, catalogs and describes all present texts in the Taoist canon. the outcome won't purely make the complete diversity of current Taoist texts obtainable to students of faith, it's going to open up a vital source within the learn of the historical past of China.The mammoth literature of the Taoist canon, or Daozang, survives in a Ming Dynasty version of a few fifteen hundred diversified texts. Compiled lower than imperial auspices and accomplished in 1445—with a complement further in 1607—many of the books within the Daozang challenge the background, association, and liturgy of China's indigenous faith. quite a few works care for medication, alchemy, and divination.If students have lengthy ignored this detailed storehouse of China's spiritual traditions, it really is mostly since it used to be so tough to discover one's approach inside it. not just was once the reason of its medieval class system inoperable for the numerous new texts that later entered the Daozang, but the approach itself used to be now not understood by means of the Ming editors; as a result the haphazard association of the canon because it has come all the way down to us.This new paintings units out the contents of the Daozang chronologically, permitting the reader to stick to the lengthy evolution of Taoist literature. Lavishly illustrated, the 1st quantity levels from antiquity in the course of the center a long time, whereas the second one spans the trendy interval. inside of this body, texts are grouped by way of subject and topic. each is the subject of a historic summary that identifies the text's contents, date of beginning, and writer. during the first volumes, introductions define the evolution of Taoism and its non secular history. a 3rd quantity providing biographical sketches of usually pointed out Taoists, a number of indexes, and an in depth bibliography presents serious instruments for navigating this consultant to at least one of the elemental elements of chinese language tradition.

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