Vegetable Roots Discourse: Wisdom from Ming China on Life and Living : Caigentan

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  • Hong Zicheng
  • Author:  Hong Zicheng
  • Year: 18-08-2002
  • Translator from English: Dancho Gospodinov
  • Availability:  In Stock
  • Product Code:  16-01
  • SKU: 11.0070
  • ISBN: 978-954-321-603-1

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An interpretation of the Ming Dynasty literary guide, The Caigentan, contains 360 observations about life from its exaggerations and absurdities to its grotesqueries and falsities, in a humorous treasury of epigrams that share Taoist, Buddhist, and Confucianist recommendations for tackling everyday challenges.

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Hong Zicheng

Hong Zicheng

Hong Zicheng (1572–1620) was a Chinese philosopher who lived during the end of the Ming Dynasty. Zicheng was Hong's zi 字 "courtesy name", his given name was Hong Yingming (Hung Ying-ming), and his hao... Read more

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Tags: Spiritual Teachings,Eastern Wisdom & Philosophy,China,Aphorisms

Year 18-08-2002
Translator from English: Dancho Gospodinov
Pages 204
Size 130/200 мм
Weight 0.23 kg
Cover Type Paperback
Genre Spiritual Teachings, Eastern Wisdom & Philosophy, China, Aphorisms

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