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. Dear Friends, I picked up a bargain price copy of John Blofeld’s I-Ching last week . I really like the introductory chapters which are quite.

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We are experiencing technical difficulties. Heritage Of Change by W. One is also supposed to get ideas from the quaint woodcut images that accompany the chong.

…life can be translucent

I guess a lot of people do that. Lots of straightforward commentary with the stated goal of self-development and problem-solving. How can chkng possess the Way?

Condition very good, moderate wear to jacket.

I Ching Online – English Versions of I Ching, The Book of Change

The Watercourse Way by Alan Watts. Becoming by Michelle ObamaPaperback 1. City Lights Bookstore Published: Describes two fortune-telling methods of using the I Chingthe Mei Hua Plum Blossom and Na Jia methods, making much use of numerology, the Chinese calendar and the five elements, and line relationships.


Describes an unconventional way of using the yarrow stalks: Like Wilhelm’s version, it’s a substantial and learned work, including many explanations and elaborations on how the Chinese classic should be understood. Ex-library with the usual stamps. Good in Good dust jacket Edition: The Chinese text, another very nice translation, and commentary in the form of brief lectures. Retrieved from ” https: I can’t say I have always found it an easy translation to use and understand, although I think there is some real beauty and poetry he captures that others miss-particularly with hexagram The Book of Change; 8.

Viewable piecemeal by consulting the oracle, or can be purchased as a. Blofeld was born in London in Book of Changes by John BlofeldPaperback. Has wear to the cover and pages. Sign up here to be notified when this is next available!

Do not deliberately hold to a specific goal. Water stains on front and back end pages.

Shaking a container of numbered sticks until one falls out is said to be the most common method of divination in real Chinese temples. Difficulty followed by sublime success!

There are eight trigrams, each representing a basic force of nature. Assure yourself of the necessary support. Let me know what you think about Walker’s trans.

The title and cover of this book make it look like a joke, but it gets better on the inside.


All of his friends and followers lived virtuously and performed whatever work came to them joyfully. According to Red Pine, Blofeld “was a very sincere Buddhist who practiced every night for several hours and loved what he did.

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Exact dates can be predicted, there being many people who can do this with great accuracy, but much faith is needed. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Which is unfortunate because it was the first I Ching I read, and I then had no further interest in it for years. Very easy and enjoyable to read. His studies and his collected experiences with the sages and mystics of China are of special interest, because he entered this realm in an era before the Cultural Revolution which aimed at annihilating all ties to the old feudal Chinese identity.

In addition to fiction, I’ve written books about Taoism as well as other East Asian traditions. Used book in good condition.