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Yijing, Shamanic Oracle of China: A New Book of Change by [Bertschinger, Richard]

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Yijing, Shamanic Oracle of China: A New Book of Change Kindle Edition

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An essential book for anyone interested in Humanity's relationship with Heaven and Earth. Richard's scholarship opens a door to the rich imagery of the Yijing, illuminating its relevance for our time. Its insights guide us in adapting to change, whilst orienting ourselves within the awareness of that which is beyond change.

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For the Chinese, the destiny of each individual and the cosmos have always been inextricably linked, and for two thousand years the Yijing, or the Book of Change, has exercised the best minds in the Orient. Richard Bertschinger, author of The Secret of Everlasting Life (the first translation of The Can Tong Qi), has worked from the classical commentaries to make a fresh and up-to-date translation for the modern world. Marriage, business ventures, journeys, military ventures, disputes, world affairs, personal problems, health or money issues, all are grist for the mill of the Book of Change. Through pondering the lines, studying their poetry, and devoting ourselves to its meaning, the heart of the ancients is clear. We pick up perhaps in a way we never could have conceived of, how to guide and direct our lives.

With an introduction that explains the underlying structure and philosophy of the Book of Change, as well as its history, and a detailed explanation of how to throw the yarrow sticks, or the coins, the novice reader is given everything they need to take their first steps in consulting the ancient oracle, and those already familiar with established translations will find this fresh translation from the original texts clear and illuminating.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 17344 KB
  • Print Length: 338 pages
  • Publisher: Singing Dragon (15 November 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006ISD7VC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,244,315 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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