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Badal It is the same translation but the Chinese text is dropped and a commentary is included instead. Too consciously angled towards a particular market, though there are useful wordings among the lines. He does not include the Great Treatise, and only points out the ruling lines in the appendix. The word ching is best translated as classic. Be the first to write a review. How predictions are made by classical astrology and the full horoscope chart, with many examples.
Still, I would claim that it makes more sense to see the hexagrams as combinations of two trigram three lines each. Countless readers have blofeldd that this old Chinese text is still able to speak directly to them — even in a way that they feel has relevance for their future.
Has anyone else read it, and do you know how reliable his interpretations are? The Book of Changes Blofeld, John trans.
Home Contact Privacy and terms Site search Links. Also, the complete Tao Te Ching translated and explained. This book was published in the Far East and is imported by Chinatown bookshops, which may lead some to imagine it is authentic. Some of this is original, his classification of nuclear hexagrams stands out here as a significant contribution.
All three pick up themes and follow them in great depth to show the philosophy of the Book of Changes as a living tradition. If the latter, how many cases led to it being so emphatically stated? Also a treatment of the phases of the moon in terms of yin and yang. The authors are American therapists. The item may be missing the original packaging such as the original box or bag or tags or in the original packaging but not sealed.
But about his calendaric references, at least in my limited experience with that, I find them unuseful. He adds his own commentary based on experience of prediction. Sui has appended literary quotations that are relevant to the lines and judgments of each hexagram. Also looks at relationships between the hexagrams, DNAand the electromagnetic spectrum.
This depth is not so apparent when the comments are read in isolation. Its 64 chapters have mainly been used for divination since that distant origin, and it still is. TOP Related Posts.
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Voodoogami He lived for some time in Pekingand traveled through Asia TibetMongoliaChinaIndiaand Burma to visit the places where those religions lived within their practitioners. These have the same source, but different names. These two English translations are commercially available; and even though they are ostensibly about the same subject, they are completely different books. Associates each trigram with a family member, body part, season, direction, motion, color, and number. One of my early influences.
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Voodoojas The only drawback to this book is its price: Cover in very good condition with nornal shelf and use wear. Share your thoughts with other customers. The authors are American therapists. Where I am sure that a book is out-of-print at present and can only be obtained secondhand or via libraries, Blofeeld have said so. Here Richmond has re-interpreted his own approach, expanded it, and tied it closer to the original Chinese imagery. The Chinese chinh, containing unsourced inconsistencies with the received text, is printed opposite the translation and uses modern abbreviated characters.