Daoist Perspectives

Taoist World View, Taoist Philosophy, Daoist Thinking, Daoist Practices, Taoist Religion
Nature Mysticism, Myths, Lore, Alchemy, Daoyin, Qigong, Arts, and Chinese Philosophy

See also: http://www.egreenway.com/taoism/tao3.htm

Bibliography     Links     Quotations     Tao Te Ching

Research by
Michael P. Garofalo

January 31, 2011

Green Way Research, Valley Spirit Center, Red Bluff, California, 2011










Taoism, Philosophy, Nature Mysticism, Alchemy, Daoyin, Esoterica, Plant Lore, Herbs and Magic


Abode of the Eternal Tao   

About the Tao

Alan Watts   Articles, bibliography, information, MP3s, audiotapes.  

Alchemical Taoism
  Some detail on the Microcosmic Orbits.    

Animal Frolics Qigong

Ancient Way to Keep Fit
.   Compiled by Zong Wu and Li Mao.  Translated by Song Luzeng, Liu Beijian, and Liu Zhenkai.  Paintings by Zhang Ke Ren.  Foreward by Kumar Frantzis.  Bolinas, California, Shelter Publications, 1992.  211 pages, glossary.  ISBN: 0679417893.  Outstanding illustrations by Zhang Ke Ren.  VSCL. 

Architecture at Wudang Shan

Awaken Healing Energy Through Tao.  By Mantak Chia.  Aurora Press, 1983.  193 pages.  ISBN: 0943358078.

Awakening to the Sacred
: Creating a Spiritual Life from Scratch.  By Lama Surya Das.  New York, Broadway Books, 1999.   382 pages.  ISBN: 0767902750.   VSCL. 

Being There and the Tao Te Ching

Beyond the Closed Door: Chinese Culture and the Creation of T'ai Chi Ch'uan.  By Arieh Lev Breslow.  Almond Blossom Press, 1995.  399 pages.  ISBN:  096447302X.   

Buddhist Peace Fellowship   

The Book of Balance and Harmony.  Translated with an introduction by Thomas Cleary.  New York, North Point Press, 1989.  153 pages.  ISBN: 0865473633.  "A classical thirteenth-century anthology of Taoist writings, including essays, conversations, poetry, and songs from the School of Complete Reality.  The writings combine the essences of Taoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism into an alchemical elixir teaching Vitality, Energy and Spirit - the "Three Treasures" of Taoism that promise mental and physical well-being."  

Bagua, Pakua, Eight Trigrams Chart   Research by Mike Garofalo. 

Ba Gua Zhang ( Pa Kua Chang):  Bibliography, links, resources, quotes, and notes.  Circle walking internal martial arts.  Research by Mike Garofalo.   

Bibliography of Daoism (Taoism)    

Books and Tai Chi Chuan and Taoism

Breathing and Taijiquan

British Taoist Association

Chad Hansen's Chinese Philosophy Page

Chanting or Recitation of Taoist Scriptures 

Chen Style Tai Chi Chuan: Bibliography, Links, Quotes, Lessons, Forms, Research

The Chinese Art of Tea.  By John Blofeld.  Boston, Shambhala, 1985.  Appendices, 206 pages.  ISBN: 0394737997.  VSCL.    

Chinese Philosophy and Tai Chi Chuan - Chinese Cosmology.   By Dan Docherty.

Chuang Tsu
(Zhuang Zi)  Translated by Lin Yutang. 

Master Chang San-Feng

Master Cheng Man-ch'ing (1901-1975)   Research by Mike Garofalo. 

Chen Style Taijiquan and Chen Qigong 

Chen Style Taijiquan 18 Movement Form by Chen Zhenglei 

Chi: Links, Bibliography, Notes and Quotes.  


China Related Links  

Chinese Classical Literature.  "This site contains Chinese classics with each character hyperlinked to its definition and etymology.  No Chinese software is necessary - characters are displayed as images. Links to English translations are included for most works.  Includes the Tao Te Ching, Art of War, Tang Poems, Analects, Doctrine of the Mean, The Great Learning, and the Classic of Filial Piety. 

Chinese Philosophy Page

Chinese Religions Links
  By Joseph Adler, Department of Religious Studies, Kenyon College.  

Chi Walking: The Five Mindful Steps for Lifelong Health and Energy.  By Danny Dreyer and Katherine Dreyer.  New York, Simon and Schuster, A Fireside Book, 2006.  Index, 258 pages.  ISBN: 0743267206.   VSCL.    

Chuang Tsu (Zhuang Zi)  Translated by Lin Yutang. 

Chuang Tsu
(Zhuang Zi)  Translated by Burton Watson. 

Chuang Tzu.  Translated by Tao Study Group and Derek Lin.

Chuang Tzu

Chuang-Tzu or Zhuang-Zi: Information Page 

Circle Walking and Sacred Circles

Classic of the Pivot of Jade, Taoist.  Translated by James Legge. 

Cleary, Thomas.   Outstanding translator of Asian languages and Taoist texts.  Professor at Harvard University.

Classical Chinese Garden 

Cloud Hands
: T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Chi Kung Website.  Research by Mike Garofalo. 

Cloud Hands Blog.  Mike Garofalo writes about taijiquan, qigong, walking, yoga, and gardening. 

The Complete Book of Chinese Health and Healing: Guarding the Three Treasures.  By Daniel Reid.  Boston, Shambhala, 1995.   Appendices, index, 484 pages.  ISBN: 1570620717.  VSCL.    

Concise English-Chinese and Chinese-English Dictionary.  Oxford University Press, Second Edition, 1999.   610 pages.  ISBN: 0195911512.  VSCL.     

Confucius, K'ung Fu-tzu:  Sayings, Links, Bibliography, Notes, Quotes, Chronology.   
Research by Mike Garofalo. 

Confucius: The Analects   

Cultivating Stillness:  A Taoist Manual for Transforming Body and Mind.   By Eva Wong.  With a commentary by Shui-ch'ing Tzu.  Translated with an introduction by Eva Wong.
Illustrations by Hun-yen Tzu.  Boston, Shambhala, 1992.  158 pages.  ISBN: 0877736871.   

The Complete I Ching.  Translation and commentary by Alfred Huang (Al Chung-liang Huang).  174 pages.  2001.   

The Complete Works of Lao Tzu: Tao Teh Ching and Hua Hu Ching.  An Enlightening New Translation and Elucidation by Hua Ching Ni.  Los Angeles, Tao of Wellness, 1979, 1995.  Index, 233 pages.  ISBN: 0937064009.  VSCL. 

Crane Frolics Qigong

Cultivating the Chi: The Secrets of Energy and Vitality
.   Compiled and translated by Stuart Alve Olson.   Revised and expanded third edition.   Chen Kung Series, Volume One.  St. Paul, Minnesota, Dragon Door Publications, 1993.  Index, 166 pages.  ISBN:  0938045113.  VSCL. 

The Daily Tao   

Dao De Jing, Tao Te Ching by Lao Tsu: Bibliography and Links  

Dao House: Of Discourses and Dreams   "A compendium of links to great online Daoist (Taoist) resources."  An excellent selection of fine links with informative and fair annotations; all presented in an attractive and easy to read format.  The in-depth and creative collection of links are arranged by 18 topics.  

Daoism and Chinese Culture.  By Livia Kohn.  Three Pines Press, 2nd Edition, 2001.  228 pages.  ISBN: 1931483000.  "Livia Kohn is a world-renowned scholar of Daoism and professor of Religion and East Asian Studies at Boston University."  VSCL. 

Daoism Handbook.  Edited by Livia Kohn.  2 Volumes.  Brill Academic Publishers, 2005.  914 pages.  ISBN: 0391042378. 

Daosim in Brief

Daoist Body Cultivation: Traditional Models and Contemporary Practices.  Edited by Livia Kohn.  University of Hawaii Press, 2006.  243 pages.  ISBN: 1931483051.  VSCL.   

Daoist Experience: an Anthology.  Edited by Livia Kohn.  New York, SUNY Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture, 1993.  404 pages.  ISBN: 0791415805.  VSCL. 

Daoist Studies Glossary of Chinese Terms on Daoism    By James Miller.  

Daoist Studies Website  "The Daoist Studies website contains scholarly information about Daoism, including books on Daoism, conferences, scholars, a bibliography and general resources for learning
about Daoism. Although primarily intended for academic students of Daoism, the Daoist Studies website recognizes and welcomes the involvement of Daoist practitioners throughout the world."  An outstanding portal to Daoist studies, information and resources.  Designed and edited by James Miller, Department of Religious Studies, Queens University, Ontario, Canada.  An outstanding portal to Daoist Studies.  

Daoist Studies Website: Database of Practical Courses

The Dao Debate  

Dao De Jing by Laozi (Lao Tzu)

Dao House: Of Discourses and Dreams   "
A compendium of links to great online Daoist (Taoist) resources."  An excellent selection of fine links with informative and fair annotations; all presented in an attractive and easy to read format.  The in-depth and creative collection of links are arranged by 18 topics.  The attention to detail and research involved to create this guide are worthy of high praise.  This website is outstanding!  A must visit for students and enthusiasts of Taoism.  

Dao House - Practical Dao  Qigong and Tai Chi fans will find an excellent and current collection of fascinating links with informative annotations on this attractive webpage.  

The Dao of Yin and Yang in Taijiquan    By Dr. John Painter.   15Kb

Daoist Studies: Database of Courses and Syllabi.  

Daozhang (Daoist Scriptures)

A Daoist Theory of Chinese Thought: A Philosophical Interpretation.   By Chad Hanson.  New York, Oxford University Press, 1992. pp. xv-448 

Dhammapada Sutta (Dharmapada Sutra), Sayings of the Buddha

Dharma Crafts 

The Diamond Sutra   

Diagram of the Supreme Ultimate   Chou Tun-yi (1017-1073) prepared a "Diagram of the Supreme Ultimate, and an Explanation of the Diagram of the Supreme Ultimate."

Dragon Qigong

Eat More Herbs

Eight Section Brocade Qigong   By Michael P. Garofalo.  Provides information about the history and purpose of this popular Chi Kung practice.  Detailed descriptions are provided for each of the eight movements; including information on movement variations, health benefits, qigong meaning, and cautions.  The document includes the most extensive bibliography, link guide, and comments on Ba Duan Jin Qigong resources available anywhere.  Some animated graphics are provided in linked files.  This document is updated as new information is discovered.  This qigong set is the most popular set practiced around the world, and is also known as: Baduanjin, Pa Tuan Jin, Eight Silken Treasures, Ba Duan Jin,  Pal Dan Gum, Ba Duan Gin,  Pa Tin Kam, Otto Pezzi di Tesoro, Acht Delen Brokaat, Les Huit Exercices del la Soie, Eight Silken Treasures, Brocade Qigong, Wudang Brocade Qigong, Brocade soft qigong (Rou Gong), Eight Treasures inner qigong (Nei Gong), Silk Treasures Qigong, and the first eight Buddha Lohan Hands.  

Eight Trigrams Chart  

Embarking on the Way: A Guide to Western Taoism.  By Solala Towler.  Foreword by Chungliang Al Huang.  Eugene, Oregon, Abode of the Eternal Tao, 1997.  Index, bibliography, 160 pages.   ISBN: 0964991225.  VSCL. 

Entering the Tao.  Master Ni's Guidance for Self Cultivation.  By Hua-Ching Ni.  Boston, Shambhala, 1997.  Index, 158 pages.  ISBN: 1570621616.  VSCL.   

The Essence of T'ai Chi Ch'uan: The Literary Tradition
.  Translated and edited by Benjamin Pang Jeng Lo; Martin Inn, Robert Amacker, and Susan Foe.  Berkeley, California, North Atlantic Books, 1985.  100 pages.  ISBN: 0913028630.  VSCL.    

The Essential Tao.   An Initiation in the Heart of Taoism through the Authentic Tao Te Ching and Inner Teachings of Chuang Tsu.  Translated and presented by Thomas Cleary.  Harper San Francisco, 1991.  168 pages.  ISBN: 0062502166.   VSCL.  

Essential Tibetan Buddhism
.  Robert A. F. Thurman.  Edison, New Jersey, Castle Books, 1997.  Notes, 317 pages.  ISBN: 0785808728.  VSCL.    

The Essential Yoga Sutra: Ancient Wisdom for Your Yoga.  By Geshe Michael Roach and Lama Christie McNally.  New York, Doubleday, Three Leaves Press, 2005.  Index, no pagination.  ISBN: 9780385515368.  VSCL.  Study of Patanjali's Yoga Sutra. 

Everyday Tao: Living With Balance and Harmony.  By Deng Ming-Dao.  Harper, San Francisco, 1996.  272 pages.  ISBN: 0062513958.

Experimental Essays on Chuang-tzu.  By Victor H. Mair.  

Facets of Taoism: Essays in Chinese Religion.  Edited by Holmes Welch and Anna Seidel.

Fifteen Discources of Wang Chong-yang    

Fitness and Well Being 

Five Animal Frolics Qigong   Bibliography, Resources, Lessons, Links, History.  Chinese Yoga.  Research by Mike Garofalo. 




Flowers - Quotes, Poems, Lore and Links   

Free and Easy Wandering.  By Cosma Shazili. 

The Garden: A Parable.  By Geshe Michael Roach.  New York, Doubleday, 2000.  202 pages.  ISBN: 038549789X.  VSCL. 

Gnosticism   Essays by Alan Peters

The Golden Elixir

The Great Stillness.  By Bruce K. Frantzis.  The Water Method of Taoist Meditation Series, Volume 2.  269 pages.  

Green Paths in the Valley Blog.  Mike Garofalo writes about gardening, seasons, rural living, lore, wisdom, and the Eight Ways. 


Green Paths in the Valley Blog by Michael P. Garofalo








The Green Wizard

The Great Tao.  By Dr. Stephen T. Chang.  464 pages.  

Healing Tao Discussions: Alchemical Taoism

Health and Long Life: The Chinese Way.   By Livia Kohn and Stephen Jackowicz.  Uinversity of Hawaii Press, 2005.  234 pages.  ISBN: 1931483035.

The Heart Sutra  

How I Live My Live by Siji Tzu.   Jade Purity webpages. 

How to Overcome Without Fighting
.   By Key Sun.  

Hsing Chen Internal Arts  

Hua Hu Ching

I Ching

I Ching and the Millennium Calendar

I Ching Bookmarks    The definitive on-line directory!   

I Ching: Book of Sun and Moon.  By Lise Hoeyboer. 

I Ching - Eight Trigrams Chart 

The I Ching or Book of Changes.  The Richard Wilhelm Translation.  Rendered into English by Cary F. Baynes.  Foreword by C. G. Yung.  Preface to the Third Edition by Hellmut Wilhelm.  Princeton University Press, Bollingen Series XIX, 1950, 1967.  Index, 714 pages.  ISBN: 069109750X.  VSCL. 

The I Ching or Book of Changes: A Guide to Life's Turning Points.   By Brian Browne Walker.  New Yor, St. Martin's Griffin, 1992.  134 pages.  ISBN: 0312098286.  Excellent handboook.  VSCL. 

Images of Taoism

Individualism and Holism: Studies in Confucian and Taoist Values.  Edited by Donald Munro.  

International Taoist Tai Chi Society 

Internet Sacred Text Archive: Taoism

The Jade Emperor's Mind Seal Classic.  The Taoist Guide to Health, Longevity, and Immortality.  Translated with commentary by Stuart Alve Olson.  Rochester, Vermont, 2003.  Index, bibliography, 216 pages.  ISBN: 0892811358.  Inculdes translations of "The Immortals" by Ko Hung, and "The Three Treasures of Immortality" by T'ien Hsin Chien.  This work was added to the Taoist Canon between 912 and 1116 CE.  VSCL. 

Jade Purity  Includes many Chinese classics. 

Kohn , Livia 1956-.  Livia Kohn is a world-renowned scholar of Daoism and professor of Religion and East Asian Studies at Boston University.  Amazon Bibliography.  She received her Ph.D. in Chinese Studies from Bonn University in 1980. 

K'ung Fu-tzu (Confucius):  Sayings, Links, Bibliography, Notes, Quotes, Chronology.




Lao Tzu's Dao De Jing, Tao Te Ching by Lao Tsu: Selected Quotations, Commentary, Bibliography and Links

Lao-tzu's Taoteching.  Translated by Red Pine (Bill Porter).  Includes selected commentaries of the past 2,000 years.  San Francisco, Mercury House, 1996.  184 pages.  ISBN: 1562790854.  VSCL. 

Lieh-Tsu, Lie Zi.  Translated by Lionel Giles.  

Literati Traditon: Meditation, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Feng Shui, I Ching, Chinese Sages.  H. E. YeYoung Ren, Culture Studies. 

The Living I Ching: Using Ancient Chinese Wisdom to Shape Your Life.  By Deng Ming-Dao.  Harper San Francisco, 2006.  Charts, appendices, 406 pages.  ISBN: 0060850027.  VSCL. 

Living Tao Foundation   Mantak Chia

"Lóngmén 龍門 "Dragon gate." A sect of Taoism, centered around Nánjīng and in Jiāngsū province.  Sometimes classed as a subdivision of Quánzhēn 全真.  Quánzhēn 全真 "Total Reality." A sect of Taoism widespread today.  There are some Quánzhēn temples in the United States."  Source

The Magical Staff   

Master Chang San-Feng:  Quotes, Poems, Legends and Lore, Links 

Mathematics and Informatics in Old Symbols: Tai Chi Symbol and Hexagrams from the I Ching.  By Klaus-D. Graf.   


Months: Nature, Seasons, Gardening  -  Quotes, Poems, Sayings, Links, Bibliography   

Mountain Wind   

Mr. Sage's Philosophical Taoist Website 

Muscle and Tendon Transforming Qigong Practice with a Cane, Mike Garofalo's Version of Yi Jin Jing 

Muscle/Tendon Changing Classic (Yi Jin Jing) Qigong: Bibliography, Resources, Lessons 

Nature Mysticism: Links, Bibliography, Resources, Quotes    By Mike Garofalo.   

Neigong.Net Taoism

Ni, Hua-Ching.  Master of Taoist arts and philosophy.  Author of more the 45 books.  Has lived and taught in the United States since 1976.  Amazon Bibliography. 

Nine Temple Qigong

Nourishing the Essence of Life: The Outer, Inner and Secret Teachings of Taoism.  Translated with and Introduction by Eva Wong.   Boston, Shambhala, 2004.   104 pages.  ISBN:  1590301048.


One Druid's Journey



The Original Tao: Inward Training and the Foundations of Taoist Mysticism.  By Harold Roth.

Overview of Internal Exercise.   By Gaofei Yan and Jude Smallwood.    

Pagan Spirituality: A Guide to Personal Transformation.  Joyce and River Higginbotham. Woodbury, Minnesota, Llewellyn, 2006.  Bibliography, index, 259 pages.  ISBN: 0738705748.  VSCL. 

Pa Kua Chang or Baguazhang  Circle Boxing. 



PaKua, Bagua, Eight Trigrams Chart   


Pantheism: Scientific Panthiesm - Reverence of Nature and Cosmos.   By Paul Harrison.

A Personal Tao

Practical Taoism.  Translated by Thomas Cleary.  Boston, Shambhala, 1996.  81 pages.  ISBN: 1570622000.  VSCL. 

Qi, Chi or Ki

Modern Chinese character for 'qi' or 'chi'

Qi, Chi or Ki

Song Dynasty Chinese character for 'qi' or 'chi'

Qi (C'hi, Chi): Links, Bibliography, Notes and Quotes.  

Qi: The Journal of Traditional Eastern Health and Fitness 

Qigong Empowerment: A Guide to Medical, Taoist, Buddhist, and Wushu Energy Cultivation.   By Liang, Shou-Yu and Wu, Wen-Ching.  Edited by Denise Breiter-Wu.  Rhode Island, Way of the Dragon Publishing, 1997.  Index, glossary, 348 pages.  ISBN: 1889659029.   VSCL. 

Qigong Ruler

"The Queen Mother of the West: A Study of the Influence of Western Prototypes on the Iconography of the Taoist Deity." By Knauer, Elfried R..  In Contact and Exchange in the Ancient World
Ed. Victor H. Mair. University of Hawaii Press, . 2006 Pp. 62-115. ISBN: 0824828844.

Recitation or Chanting of Taoist Scriptures

Relaxation (Sung) and Taijiquan

Relaxing into Your Being.   By Bruce K. Frantzis.  The Water Method of Taoist Meditation Series, Volume 1.  205 pages.  

Ripening Peaches:  Daoist Studies and Practices

Sacred Circles

Scholar Warrior: An Introduction to the Tao in Everyday Life
.   By Deng Ming-Dao.  Harper San Francisco, 1990.   Index, bibliography, 351 pages.  ISBN: 0062502328.  VSCL.  

Secrets of the Tai Chi Circle.   By Luke Chan.  132 pages.  

The Secrets of Chinese Meditation: Self-Cultivation by Mind Control as Taught in the Ch'an, Mahayana and Taoist Schools in China.  By K'uan Lu Yu, and translated by Charles Luk.  Weiser Books, 1991, Reprint.  240 pages.   ISBN: 0877280665.

Secrets to Living Younger Longer: The Self-Healing Path of Qigong Standing Meditation and Tai Chi.  By Michael Mayer, Ph.D..  Orinda, California, Body Mind Healing Publications, 2004.  Index, bibliography, 281 pages.  ISBN: 0970431066.  This book has a companion instructional video/DVD called "Body Mind Healing Qigong." Website:  Body Mind Healing.  VSCL.   

Self-Awakening Yoga:  The Expansion of Consciousness Through the Body's Own Wisdom.  By Don Stapleton, Ph.D.  Director of the Nosara Yoga Institute, and former Yoga Director of the Kirpalu Center.  Includes CD-V of guided explorations.  Rochester, Vermont, Healing Arts Press, 2004.  304 pages. ISBN: 0892811838.  VSCL. 

Self-Discovery Portal  

Seven Taoist Masters: A Folk Novel of China.  Translated by Eva Wong.  Boston, Shambhala, 1990.  176 pages.  ISBN: 0877735441.  VSCL.   

Shamanic Experience: A Practical Guide to Contemporary Shamanism.  By Kenneth Meadows.  Shaftesbury, Dorset, England, Element Books, 1991.  Glossary, bibliography, resources, index 
196 pages.  ISBN: 1852302267.  VSCL.    

The Shambhala Dictionary of Taoism.  By Ingrid Fischer-Schreiber.  Translated by Werner Wunsche.  Boston, Shambhala, 1996.  Bibliography, 235 pages.  ISBN: 1570622035.  

The Shambhala Guide to Taoism.   By Eva Wong.   Boston, Shambhala, 1997.  Index, appendices, 268 pages.  ISBN: 1570621691.  

Shifu Miao Zhang Points the Way

Six Taoist Healing Sounds   Research by Mike Garofalo. 

Sky Above, Earth Below: Spiritual Practice in Nature.  By John P. Milton.  Boulder, Colorado, Sentient Publications, 2006.  234 pages.  ISBN: 1591810280.  VSCL. 



The Spirit of Gardening   3,500 quotes, poems, sayings, quips and lore; all arranged by 140 topics.    

The Spiritual Legacy of the Shaolin Temple
:  Buddhism, Daoism, and the Energetic Arts.  By Andy James.   Foreword by Dr. Jerry Alan Johnson.  Summerville, MA,  Wisdom Publications, 2004.  179 pages.  I SBN: 0861713524.   VSCL.    

Staff, Cane, and Pole: Forms, Symbolism, History 

Sky Above, Earth Below: Spiritual Practice in Nature.  By John P. Milton.  Boulder, Colorado, Sentient Publications, 2006.  234 pages.  ISBN: 1591810280.  VSCL. 

The Subtle Universal Law and the Integral Way of Life.  By Ni, Hua-Ching. Seven Star Communications, 1998.  ISBN: 0937064653. 

Summer Solstice - June 21st   

Sun Style Tai Chi Chuan: Bibliography, Links, Quotes, Lessons, Forms, Research

Symbol (Tun) of Tai Chi

T'ai Chi Ch'uan: Cloud Hands

T'ai Chi According to the I Ching: Embodying the Principles of the Book of Changes.  By Stuart Alve Olson.  Rochester, Vermont, Inner Traditions International Ltd., 2001.  224 pages.  ISBN:  0892819448.  VSCL.   

T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Meditation
.   By Da Liu.   New York, Schocken Books, 1986, 1991.  Index, 173 pages.  ISBN:  080520993X.

T'ai Chi Ch'uan and the I Ching.  By Da Liu.  New York, Harper & Row, 1972.  86 pages. 

Tai Chi: A Way of Centering and the I Ching: A Book of Oracle Imagery.  By Feng, Gia-Fu and Jerome Kirk.  London, Collier MacMillan, 1969.  157 pages.  ASIN: 0025372904.

Tai Chi Chuan Bibliography   By Michael P. Garofalo.     

Tai Chi Chuan Ching (Cannon).  Translated by Dan Docherty.  

T'ai Chi Ch'uan Classics:  Links, Bibliography, Quotes, Poems   

T'ai Chi Ch'uan and the I Ching.  By Liu, Da.  Harper Collins, 1972.  ISBN: 0060616679.

T'ai Chi Classics.  By Waysun Liao.  New translations of three essential texts of T'ai Chi Ch'uan with commentary and practical instruction by Waysun Liao.  Illustrated by the author.  Boston, Shambhala, 1990. 210 pages.  ISBN: 087773531X.  VSCL. 

Tai Chi Heartwork Blog

Tai Chi Ruler 

Tai Chi Tun (Symbol)

Tai Chi Symbol, Yin-Yang Emblem, Taiji Tun  

Tai Chi Symbol.   By Vincent Chu.  .  

Tai Chi Symbol: Bibliography and Notes.

"Taiji Philosophy Examined."  By Chen Zhanku.  Translated by R. McNeal.  
Tai Chi, Volume 28, No. 6, December, 2004, p. 40-46/  

Taoism and Self-Actualization   Gary S. Toub.  

Taoism and the Arts of China  

Taoism and Chinese Religion.   By Henri Maspero.  Amherst, University of Massachusetts Press, 1981.  ISBN: 0870233084. 

Taoism and the Philosophy of Tai Chi Chuan
.   An excellent content rich website!  By Christopher Majka and Empty Mirrors Press

Taoism and the Taoist Canon.  Maintained by Professor Fabrizio Pregadio (Stanford University, Department of Religious Studies)

Taoism: Bibliography and Links   

Taoism Depot   

Taoism Directory

Taoism: Growth of a Religion.   By Isalelle Robinet.  

Taoism Information Page  A number of translations of essential texts.  

Taoism: Internet Sacred Text Archive

Taoism: Open Directory Portal

Taoism - Sinophilia

Taoism: The Way of the Mystic.   By J. C. Cooper.  New York, Samuel Weiser, Inc., 1972.  128 pages.  ISBN: 0877281726.  

Taoism Virtual Library

Taoism - Wikipedia

The Tao is Silent.   By Raymond M. Smullyan.  Harper San Francisco, 1977.  225 pages.  ISBN: 0060674695.  VSCL. 

Taoist Arts Center    

The Taoist Body.  By Kristofer Schipper.  University of California Press, 1994.  273 pages.  ISBN: 0520082249.  VSCL. 

The Taoist Blog   

Taoist Canon  "Taoist Canon," or Dàozàng 道藏 "Vault of the Way,"

Taoist Canon

Taoist Canon: A Guide to Studies and Reference Works.  By Fabrizio Pregadio. 

Taoist Circle Organization 

Taoist Classics.  The Collected Translations of Thomas Cleary.  Boston, Shambhala Press.  Four Volumes:  Volume One, 296 pages, 2003.   Volume Two, 640 pages, 1999.  Volume Three, 304 pages, 2001.   Volume Four, 464 pages, 2003.  

The Taoist Classics.  The collected translations of Thomas Cleary.  Volume Four.  (The Taoist I Ching and I Ching Mandalas).   Boston, MA, Shambhala, 1986, 1989.  Index, 436 pages.   ISBN: 1570629080.  VSCL.    

Taoist Culture and Information Center   An highly informative and extensive website.  An essential on-line resource.  

The Taoist Experience: An Anthology.  By Livia Kohn.  Albany, SUNY Press, 1993.

Taoist Health Exercise Book.   By Da Liu.  New York, Links Books, 1974.  135 pages.  ISBN: 0825630290.   VSCL. 

Taoist Immortals   

Taoist Master Chuang.  By Michael R. Saso.  Sacred Mountain Press, 2000.  Second Edition.  317 pages.  ISBN: 0967794803.

Taoist Meditation and Longevity Techniques.   Edited by Livia Kohn.  Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies, 1989.  398 pages.  ISBN: 0892640855. 

Taoist Meditation: Methods for Cultivating a Healthy Mind and Body.  Translated by Thomas Cleary.  Boston, Shambhala Publications, 2000.  130 pages.  ISBN: 1570625670.

Taoist Precepts and Vows   From the Chishu Yujue: Red Writings and Jade Instructions. 

Taoist Restoration Society

Taoist Sanctuary of San Diego  

Taoist Scriptures
   Excellent collection of translations.    

Taoist Studies in the World Wide Web: Daozang (Taoist Canon) and Other Collections.  A diversified portal. 

Taoist Texts.  Internet Sacred Text Archive. 

Taoist Ways to Transform Stress into Vitality:  The Inner Smile Six Healing Sounds.  By Mantak Chia.  Healing Tao Books, 2nd Edition, 1991.  115 pages.  ISBN: 0935621008.

Taoist Yoga: Alchemy and Immortality.   By Charles Luk.   Weiser Books, 1999.  206 pages.  ISBN: 0877280673.  

Tao of Abundance: Eight Ancient Principles for Abundant Living.  By Laurence G. Boldt.  New York, Penguin Compass, c 1999.  Exercises, notes, 353 pages.  ISBN: 0140196064.   

Tao of Health, Longevity, and Immortality: The Teachings of Immortals Chung and Lu.  Translated with commentary by Eva Wong.  Boston, Shambhala Publications, 2000.  144 pages.  ISBN: 1570627258.

The Tao of Meditation: Way to Enlightenment.   By Jou, Tsung Hwa.  Scottsdale, Arizona, Tai Chi Foundation, 1983, 2000.  176 pages.  MGC.  ISBN: 0804814651. 

The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism.  By Fritjof Capra.  Boston, Shambhala Publications, 1975, 1999, 25th Anniversary Edition.  Index, notes, 366 pages.   ISBN: 1570625190.  VSCL. 

Tao of Sean   

The Tao of Tai-Chi Chuan:  Way to Rejuvenation.   By Jou, Tsung, Hwa.   Edited by Shoshana Shapiro.  Warwick, New York, Tai Chi Foundation, 1980.  263 pages.  First Edition.  ISBN: 0804813574.  Excellent textbook.  A Third Edition is now available.  VSCL.     

The Tao of Zen.  By Ray Grigg.  Boston, Charles E. Tuttle, Inc., 1994.  Book Sales, 1999.  Notes, 357 pages.  ISBN: 0785811257.  

Tao Oracle: An Illuminated new Approach to the I Ching.  By Ma Deva Padma.  New York, St. Martin's Press, 2002.  62 Cards and a book from the creator of the Osho Zen Tarot.  64 cards and a 319 page book.  ISBN: 0312269986.  I use this tarot deck along with the Voyager Tarot.  VSCL. 

Tao Store Index   Various scriptures indexed. 

Tao: The Watercourse Way.   By Allan Watts in collaboration with Al Chung-liang Huang.  New York, Pantheon Books, 1975.  134 pages.  ISBN 0394733118.  VSCL. 


Confucius, Buddha, and Lao Tzu

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu: Bibliography and Links

Terebess Asia Online (TAO)  Numerous works of Asian philosophy and relgion are included.  

365 Days of Walking the Red Road: The Native American Path to Leading a Spiritual Life Every Day.  By Terri Jean.  Avon, Massachusetts, Adams Media Corp., 2003.  360 pages.  ISBN: 1580628494.  VSCL.    

Tract of the Quiet Way  Yin Chih Wen

Traditions of Inner Alchemy.  By Eric Wynants.  65KB.  

Transpersonal Page     By Leonardo Arena

Treatise on T'ai Chi Ch'uan by Master Chang San-Feng, 1300 CE

Trees - Quotes, Wisdom, Poems, and Lore   

Trigrams Chart   

The Useless Tree

Valley Spirit (Gu Shen) of the Tao Te Ching

Vitality, Energy, Spirit:  A Taoist Sourcebook.   Translated and edited by Thomas Cleary.  Boston, Shambhala, 1991.  281 pages.  ISBN: 0877735190.   

Voyager Tarot: Way of the Great Oracle.  By James Wanless, Ph.D..  Forward by Lynn V. Andrews.  Carmel, California, Merrill-West Publishing, 1989.  330 pages. ISBN:  0961507934.  The Voyager Tarot deck was created in 1985 by James Wanless, symbolist, and artist Ken Knutson.  This tarot deck and the Tao Oracle are my first choices for divination, reflection, and use of the active imagination via images.  This book includes many references to concepts and phrases from the I Ching.  

VSCL =  Valley Spirit Center Library, Red Bluff, California

Walking Meditation: Bibliography, Links, Quotes, Resources, Notes

Wandering on the Way:  Early Taoist Tales and Parables of Chuang Tzu.   Translated with an introduction and commentary by Victor H. Mair.  New York, Bantam Books, 1994.  Glossary, bibliography, 402 pages.   ISBN: 0553374060.   VSCL.    

The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing.  By Kenneth S. Cohen.  Forword by Larry Dossey.  New York Ballantine Books, 1997.  Index, notes, appendices, 427 pages.  ISBN: 0345421094.  One of my favorite books: comprehensive, informative, practical, and scientific.  VSCL. 

Ways of Walking

Wheel of the Year: Living the Magical Life.  By Pauline Campanelli.  Illustrated by Dan Campanelli.  St. Paul, Minnesota, Llewellyn Publications, 1989, 1993.  ISBN: 0875420915.  

Wild Goose Qigong   

The Wisdom of Yoga: A Seeker's Guide to Extraordinary Living.  By Stephen Cope.  New York, Bantam Books, 2006.  Index, notes, glossary, 316 pages.  ISBN: 0553801112.  VSCL. 

Wu Dang Qigong:  Bibliography, Links, Quotes, Resources, Notes, Lessons

Wudang Research Association 

Wuji Qigong 

Wu Qin Xi, Five Animal Frolics Qigong   Chinese Yoga.  Bibliography, Links, Resources, Lessons, History.

Wuwei Foundation

Yakrider - Meditations and Reflections on Zen, Buddhism, Taoism, Mystical Religions, and Early Christianity.  By Andrew Beaulac.  

Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan: Bibliography, Links, Quotes, Lessons, Forms, Research 

Yang Style Taijiquan Short Beijing 24 Movement Form

Yi Jin Jing, Muscle/Tendon Changing Classic Qigong: Bibliography, Resources, Lessons 

The Yin of Tai Chi: Tao, Tai Chi and the Mysterious Female.  By John Lash.  London, Vega Books, 2002.  Index, 305 pages.  ISBN: 1843336154.  

Yoga: Guides, Links, Bibliography, Quotations, Notes   

Yutang, Lin (1895-1976)

Zen, Chan and Daoist Poetry    

The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma.  Translated and with an Introduction by Red Pine.  New York, North Point Press, 1987.  125 pages.  ISBN: 0865473994.  

Zhuangzi.  Translated by Hyun Hochsmann and Yang Guorong.  New York, Pearson Longman, c2007.  Index, bibliography, glossary, notes, 342 pages.  ISBN: 0321273567.  VSCL. 









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