Tao Te Ching
Annotated & Explained


This translation of the Tao Te Ching is the first of its kind, offering you:

  1. Accessible, practical facing-page commentaries that bring the ancient text to life for you.

  2. The formal equivalence approach, the type of rigorous translation utilized for international diplomatic documents. This gives you an unprecedented degree of accuracy.

  3. The story on the origin of the Tao Te Ching, preserved from the Chinese oral tradition, revealing details previously unknown to Western readers.

  4. Availability of the author at the Tea House online forum to respond to your questions.

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  Tao Te Ching Online

This is the online component of Tao Te Ching: Annotated & Explained, designed to complement the book and enrich your exploration of the timeless classic.

As you continue to explore and learn about the Tao, we are confident that you will find information here that is authentic, accurate, and available nowhere else.


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