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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. I Ching the Book of Change: A New Translation of the Ancient Chinese Text with Detailed Instructions for its Practical Use in Divination. John Eaton Calthorpe I.

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Draw your own conclusions. For that, any one of these three will do fine – probably for a long time on. By way of getting a second opinion, I looked in Jou’s book. They seemed exciting when they first came out, as the first three are translations of commentaries by Ch’ing, Ming, and Sung dynasty scholars respectively. It’s very clear and straightforward.

Sui has appended literary quotations that are relevant to the lines and judgments of each hexagram. There are eight trigrams, each representing a basic force of nature. There are many English translations of the book.

Yijing Dao – A critical survey of I Ching books, by Joel Biroco

In addition to fiction, I’ve written books about Taoism as well as other East Asian traditions. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

He uses these diagrams as evidence to show six hexagrams are misplaced in bblofeld traditional sequence. It is an excellent and scholarly work focusing on subtleties and distinctions. It is a work reminiscent of Kenneth Grant’s books on magick.


I reviewed this book at length in the previous issue [of ‘The Oracle’]. Examines the ideas of four Sung dynasty scholars in great depth: A bkofeld divinatory approach. Despite the trashy title, the overall judgments are quite well written and the old Chinese illustrations charming. Your purchase benefits world literacy! Of course, several additional translations have been made, especially bblofeld the last 50 years or so, as the book’s popularity has increased.

It happens to be the translation I began with blofele I k learning I Ching, about yrs ago. Available on microfilm at the British Library. I really like the introductory chapters which are quite philosophical and relate a lot to Zen thinking.

Some of the interpretations are bizarre and intriguing, a few are excellent, others I find hard to agree with. Guy Damian-Knight has written two further books: It is typewritten, privately printed on comb-bound A4 sheets, probably in no more than a thousand copies, if that.

Also, the complete Tao Te Ching translated and explained. Draws together the strands of an integrated philosophy as reflected in the mirror of her own experience. English Translations Here are three English translations that are well known and respected also by scholars. This, I think, is meant to replace the above book.

This survey is in two parts. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. This is a very useful book for those who delve into the original because Huang has drawn on the work of contemporary commentators Gao Heng as did Greg Whincup and Dong Zuobin, pre-eminent in oracle bone scholarship. Please contact us if you have questions regarding this item. Read reviews that mention ching book wilhelm baynes version of the i ching john blofeld blofeld version blofeld translation oracle hexagram imagery edition english guide philosophy background helpful language meaning.


A self-developmental approach, commenting on quotes from the Wilhelm edition.

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These essays have an appearance of being highly technical, but end up just skimming the surface. Published by Newcastle Publishing Co, California, It’s full of marginal chinh of Hebrew letters, Chinese ideograms, Egyptian hieroglyphs.

It’s a little bit dated now but I’d still put it in my top twelve out of I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? This book was heavily criticised by James Legge, but it is more interesting than Legge admits. Nevertheless, Legge remains useful for making comparisons. This latter book reproduces the original Chinese fortune-telling tables. Mega Buzz Inc Condition: