Derek Lin is director of Tao Studies at the Great Tao Foundation of America and is an active speaker and educator on the Tao Te Ching and Tao spirituality. He also serves as webmaster of www.taoism.net, a leading resource for the Tao on the Internet. Lama Surya Das, one of the foremost Western Buddhist leaders and teachers, is author of the best-selling Awakening the Buddha Within: Tibetan Wisdom for the Western World and other books. Founder of the Dzogchen Meditation Centers in America, he also organizes the Western Buddhist Teachers Conferences with the Dalai Lama.
"Hits the mark! A native speaker of both Chinese and English,
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--Edward Monaghan, UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center"A magnificent presentation of arguably the most perfect and complete spiritual teaching ever published, the Tao Te Ching. An absolute must in any home library, no matter what tradition one follows."
--Rabbi David A. Cooper, author of God is a Verb"Lin's unique rendering captures the spiritual wisdom, poetic grace and immense practicality of this classic text. Will illuminate your way regardless of the path you follow."
--Philip Goldberg, author of Roadsigns: On the Spiritual Path--Living at the Heart of Paradox