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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I Ching : Book of Changes by John Blofeld (1968, Paperback)

Also, Kashiwa is logically ordered according to the line numbers, and the results are simple to look up. Still, I would claim that it makes more sense to see the hexagrams as combinations of two trigram three lines each. The Book of Change translated by John Blofeld.

They come with a little book that contains a paraphrase, not a translation, and some Tarot-like card layouts for reading. In times of difficulty at the beginning, Persevere. Pages slightly yellowed; Paperback. The title and cover of this book make it look like a joke, but it gets better on the inside. Months later, at the Pearl City swap meet, I was looking through some old books and found—a lone copy of part II!

My advice with either version is not to spend too much time on the commentary; it tends to throw you off. It’s sort of an honorary title for a book, signifying that it belongs to the all-time Chinese cultural treasures. Used book in good condition. The most prominent version, and still in print, is the translation into German by Richard Wilhelm inwith a foreword by the psychoanalyst C.


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He was a Buddhist traveller of the far East and his book was written partly to ‘correct’ Wilhelm’s, and is intended for practical use in divination, though as a Zen personhe states that his opinion is that without meditation and intuition one can’t make much sense of cning I Ching’s answers. It was the beginning of my serious reading of Taoism. He had learned about it from Jesuits stationed in China. Heavy wear to cover. Please contact us if you have questions regarding this item.

Five star seller – Buy with confidence! Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Tried-and-true; a good companion hohn Wilhelm and Baynes.

This goes to show that the old saying, ‘Heaven punishes the guilty’, is not just an empty slogan. The Gate of All Marvelous Chhing A worn but solid reading copy.

It contains 4 3or 81, tetragrams, reminiscent of the number of chapters in the Tao Te Ching. And there is no real translation included; you will need a companion book to go with it.

Aug 01, Pages Buy. Man is an amoral creature of order and ritual. After years of traveling through Asia and experiencing the spiritual culture of China and the Taoist eremites, he became a pupil of the Buddhist master Hsu Yun. It happens to be the translation I began with when I started learning I Ching, about yrs ago.

Please try again later. Essentially a series of 64 essays loosely based on the trigrams and main theme of each hexagram, using matriarchal goddess and feminist imagery drawn from the legends of diverse cultures and eras. About I Ching The I Chingprobably the oldest book in existence, provides a system of knowledge that makes it possible to analyze the patterns of changes in life governed by the Immutable Law of Change.


Anyone read Blofeld’s I-Ching ?

Rare Book Cellar Published: Plus, it is complete and affordable. Becoming by Michelle Obama Hardcover Book 3. Each chapter is accompanied by a useful selection of further readings. Ex-library with the usual stamps.

Very easy and enjoyable to read. John Green Paperback Books. Chijg the I Ching translated by Tom Riseman.

The Watercourse Way by Alan Watts. Note also that unfortunately, Nylan has a number of tetragrams displayed incorrectly; the graphics in Walters are correct. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Jung, which is also very readable. Describes a system of mutating hexagrams taken from W. Said to be intended as a difference in style and interpretation from Wilhelm. What makes Biblio different? The text is critically examined in light of the Mawangdui manuscript, mohn unabashedly edited in places such as hexagram 52, whose text is treated as a displaced line 4, leaving it without a primary hexagram text.

The Book of Change Blofeld, John transl. Top Notch books Published: