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Tao Te Ching The Essential Translation of the Ancient Chinese Book of the Tao



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Author: Tzu, Lao
ISBN: 9780140441314
Publisher: Penguin UK
Year First Published: 2000
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 197mm x 129mm x 12mm
Format: Paperback / softback

Traditionally attributed to Lao Tzu, an older contemporary of Confucius (551 – 479 BC), it is now thought that the work was compiled in about the fourth century BC. An anthology of wise sayings, it offers a model by which the individual can live rather than explaining the human place in the universe. The moral code it encourages is based on modesty and self-restraint, and the rewards reaped for such a life are harmony and flow of life.