Questions tagged [dao-de-jing]

Questions about the 'Dao De Jing' or 'Tao Te Ching', a Chinese philosophical text dating from the 6th-century BC that is attributed to Laozi (or Lao-Tzu). The work is one of the fundamental texts of Taoism. Use this tag with the [chinese-literature] tag.

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Who is "Dao" in this quote from Laozi's Tao Te Ching?

I found the following quote here: The Dao hides in wordlessness. Only the Dao is well begun and well completed. -- Laozi, Dàodé Jīng / Tao Te Ching What is the exact meaning and context of this ...
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How did Ursula Le Guin translate the Tao Te Ching / Dao De Jing?

In 1998, Shambhala Publications published a translation of the Tao Te Ching (in pinyin: Daodejing and Dao De Jing) by Ursula Le Guin. The Dao De Jing was written in Classical Chinese, so it takes much ...