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I Ching by Blofeld, John

Where I am sure that a book is out-of-print at present and can only be obtained secondhand or via libraries, I have said so. I had the same version in my native language and wanted in english so my husband can read it too. The author appears to be qualified in Chinese medicine.

It has a foreword by the famous psychoanalyst C. This field should be left blank. Some of the interpretations are bizarre and intriguing, a few are excellent, others I find hard to agree with. On the whole, the standard here is higher, the selection smaller, 27 books being covered. This is a great shame as it is a masterly achievement. I Ching Blofeld, John Good.


But, I love the IChing! Pages clean, binding intact, cover has light wear. As bofeld sounds, preposterous. He no longer makes his books resemble Princeton’s.


Wu created some beautiful abstracts intended to have a healing effect, some of which are shown in galleries on his website dedicated to healing art Internet Archive copy, actual site has now disappeared. These essays have an appearance of being highly technical, but end up just skimming the surface. I’m also a historian of ideas, researching ancient thought and mythology.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I appreciate Blofeld’s effort to render the I Ching down to something manageable for his English-speaking contemporaries. The cover was jazzed up, but the error was left untouched.

Anthony is of most use in relationships. The publisher, Power Press, has for this and the companion vhing ‘I Ching Wisdom’ unashamedly mimicked the well-known grey and yellow house-style of the US edition of the Wilhelm-Baynes translation published by Princeton University Press below lefteven down to using the same title font:.

I sound like some kind a pro-NOT! One interesting aspect of Stein’s quest to purge the language of its male dominance is that she turns solar imagery to lunar. Reading them, however, these translations are curiously opaque.

I can’t say I have always found it an easy translation to use and understand, although I think chiny is some real beauty and poetry he captures that others miss-particularly with hexagram Besides this, themes developed in the commentaries he ploughs back into the main text. If you’re not yet a member, you’re welcome to join here.

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A much more famous translation – into English – was done by James Legge in Of some interest as few books deal with this aspect, but Da Liu’s comments do not have much depth, unlike the book by Jou, Tsung Hwa.

Out-of-print but common secondhand. Customers who bought this item also bought. It’s perceptive, glofeld speaks of the spiritual brashly. Looking for More Great Reads? Essentially for the more experienced practitioner.

Home Contact Privacy and terms Site search Links. Russell Books Ltd Condition: This latter oracle is usually reserved for the special case where all six lines change, which is highly auspicious.

Click on the image of the book to see it at Amazon. It’s very clear and straightforward. This survey is in two parts. This, I think, is meant to replace the above book.