Find I Ching by Blofeld, John at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. I Ching translated by John Blofeld. John Blofeld () was a British writer on Asian religion and philosophy. His version of I Ching, puhblished originally. I Ching the Book of Change: A New Translation of the Ancient Chinese Text with Detailed Instructions for its Practical Use in Divination. John Eaton Calthorpe I.

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The catalogue of medical conditions Shima gives for this line alone are so diverse as to be practically worthless. Skip to main content. Hacker states his intention was not to be particularly original, more to provide a study aid by drawing together information from diverse sources. In using Wilhelm over a long period, gradually one becomes aware of a deeper purpose underlying events, which surpasses simple divination. I Ching Blofeld, John E.

Sign In Register Help Cart. The item may be a factory second or a new, unused item with defects or irregularities. The word ching is best translated as classic.

This field should be left blank. Available on microfilm at the British Library. Terry Miller died at the age of 31, having completed these almost abstract pictures in the last four years of his life. Sections aimed at Christians are printed in italic, which Lee advises the non-Christian that they can safely ignore.


But they have no trouble finding other values in it, mainly the many insights into Chinese cosmology and philosophy at the time, as well as its revelations about human mentality and life that long ago and far away. Undoubtedly written from her experience of being one. His version of I Chingpuhblished originally inis one of my favorites. The order is the order in which they came to mind. Ships with Tracking Number!

It feels constructed, there is no insight or understanding permeating these words.

Out-of-print, though it often turns up secondhand. Your purchase benefits world literacy! So many translations Blofedl consulted overlook the whole Kuan Yin aspect of and so much is lost by that, I feel. Draw your own conclusions.

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This wears thin after a while. Henry Wei’s translation was in part urged by Blofeld’s comments, and Wei in turn criticises both Wilhelm and Blofeld. Draws attention to an astonishing parallel between the hexagrams and DNA.

Paperback Books in English John Grisham.

Thoughtfully done, if you’re interested in that kind of thing. Paperback John Grisham Books. Some are plain odd, and hard to see from the Chinese, others are distinct improvements. He does not include the Great Treatise, and only points chng the ruling lines in the appendix.


Little use; the lines are not included. It’s full of marginal doodles of Hebrew letters, Chinese ideograms, Egyptian hieroglyphs. The paintings are completely ruined in this latter book.

I Ching : Book of Changes by John Blofeld (1968, Paperback)

More important is what the reader is able to extract from it. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Things hard to say are said with a refreshing ease, albeit in a tedious typeface. The first book is the most valuable, in that it analyses the etymology of the Chinese characters, admittedly drawing largely on Arthur Waley’s work.

A purely divinatory approach. Nonetheless, a fascinating book.

He no longer makes his books resemble Princeton’s. Stay in Touch Sign up. Kristyna Arcarti also wrote six other books in the ‘Beginners’ series: Most translations have been done by Sinologists, for obvious reasons. The first book has chapters on the student-sage relationship, personal development, goals, the superior and inferior man. This, I think, is meant to replace the above book.

So, what’s implied with the name of the book is the statement that everything changes, always.