Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain
192 pages, 6 1/2 x 9
Illustrations throughout
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Release Date:01 May 2011
ISBN:9781848190528
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Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain

The Essence of Tai Ji

By Chungliang Al Huang; Photographs by Si Chi Ko; Foreword by Alan W. Watts
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon
First published in 1973, this all time classic of Tai Ji literatureremains as fresh and illuminating today as when it was first published.Written with true passion and eloquence, the book richly conveys thesubtle yet profound principles underlying Tai Ji. Movement, stillness,joyfulness, and the ability to live in the moment are the threadsrunning through the text, as well as the humour and compassion toacknowledge the impossibility of human perfection. Containing theoriginal foreword by Alan W. Watts, the book is illustrated withbeautiful calligraphy by the author, and photographs by Si Chi Ko, oneof China's 'National Treasures'.

This timeless masterpiece is still essential reading for anybodyinterested in Taoism, Tai Ji, or the Tao philosophy of "Living OurOwn Tao.”

Chungliang Al Huang is the founder of the Living TaoFoundation and the director of the Lan Ting Institute, a cross-culturalstudy and conference centre at the sacred and historic Wu Yi mountainin China.

Foreword

Introduction

Chapter I

Chapter II

Chapter III

Chapter IV

Chapter V

Calligraphy

Zen Ox Pictures

Tao Te Ching

Chapter IX

Afterword
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