Taoist Meditation: The Mao-Shan Tradition of Great Purity
Isabelle Robinet Norman J. Girardot Julian F. Pas
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Jul 03, 2020 - 09:10 AM By Isabelle Robinet Norman J. Girardot Julian F. Pas

Isabelle Robinet s Taoist Meditation is the first and only scholarly study to discuss the ancient Mao shan Taoist tradition of visionary meditation while, at the same time, helping to clarify the little understood relationship among the early Taoist classics, the Buddhist tradition, and the later Taoist religion Most importantly, Taoist Meditation is a pioneering study thIsabelle Robinet s Taoist Meditation is the first and only scholarly study to discuss the ancient Mao shan Taoist tradition of visionary meditation while, at the same time, helping to clarify the little understood relationship among the early Taoist classics, the Buddhist tradition, and the later Taoist religion Most importantly, Taoist Meditation is a pioneering study that fully and accurately describes the unique visionary cosmology, bodily symbolism, astral journeys, internal alchemy, meditational techniques, and ritual practices of the Mao shan or Shang chi ing Great Purity movement one of the most important foundational traditions making up the overall Taoist religion.This English version of Robinet s work is than a simple translation.Taoist Meditation presents a significantly expanded edition of the original French text which includes up to date bibliographies of Robinet s work and other Western scholarship on Taoism, additional illustrations, and a newly compiled list of textual citations.
  • Title: Taoist Meditation: The Mao-Shan Tradition of Great Purity
  • Author: Isabelle Robinet Norman J. Girardot Julian F. Pas
  • ISBN: 9780791413609
  • Page: 291
  • Format: Paperback

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Mel Jul 03, 2020 - 09:10 AM
I first read this book back in 2006 when I was doing my MA at SOAS. Having been reading more books in French about Taoism and internal alchemy lately I thought it would be a good idea to go back and re-read this book in English to give myself a refresher. This book is excellent as it lays out the rituals, texts and practices of Mao Shan Taoism as it was originally concieved in the 3rd and 4th centuries. I would definitely recommend it to people who are interested in learning more of the beliefs [...]
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chapter 7, distant excursions: ranging through the universe
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Taoist Meditation: The Mao-Shan Tradition of Great Purity By Isabelle Robinet Norman J. Girardot Julian F. Pas Isabelle Robinet s Taoist Meditation is the first and only scholarly study to discuss the ancient Mao shan Taoist tradition of visionary meditation while, at the same time, helping to clarify the little understood relationship among the early Taoist classics, the Buddhist tradition, and the later Taoist religion Most importantly, Taoist Meditation is a pioneering study thIsabelle Robinet s Taoist Meditation is the first and only scholarly study to discuss the ancient Mao shan Taoist tradition of visionary meditation while, at the same time, helping to clarify the little understood relationship among the early Taoist classics, the Buddhist tradition, and the later Taoist religion Most importantly, Taoist Meditation is a pioneering study that fully and accurately describes the unique visionary cosmology, bodily symbolism, astral journeys, internal alchemy, meditational techniques, and ritual practices of the Mao shan or Shang chi ing Great Purity movement one of the most important foundational traditions making up the overall Taoist religion.This English version of Robinet s work is than a simple translation.Taoist Meditation presents a significantly expanded edition of the original French text which includes up to date bibliographies of Robinet s work and other Western scholarship on Taoism, additional illustrations, and a newly compiled list of textual citations.

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