9781931483001

Daoism and Chinese Culture

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  • ISBN13:

    9781931483001

  • ISBN10:

    1931483000

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-05-15
  • Publisher: Three Pines Pr

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Note on Transliteration ix
Map of China x
Introduction 1(10)
Part 1: Ancient Thought
Chapter 1: Laozi and the Daode jing
11(16)
Chapter 2: The Zhuangzi
27(15)
Chapter 3: Han Cosmology and Immortality
42(19)
Part 2: Religious Communities
Chapter 4: Communal Organizations
61(21)
Chapter 5: Self-Cultivation Groups
82(18)
Chapter 6: Daoism and the State
100(17)
Part 3: Spiritual Practices
Chapter 7: Ritual and Meditation
117(19)
Chapter 8: Spells, Talismans, and Inner Alchemy
136(17)
Chapter 9: Monastic Discipline
153(18)
Part 4: Modernity
Chapter 10: Changes in the Ming and Qing
171(16)
Chapter 11: Daoism Today
187(18)
Appendix 1: Daoism in Other East Asian Countries 205(4)
Appendix 2: Dates of Daoism 209(6)
Glossary/Index 215

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