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The secret of the golden flower a Chinese book of life. by Dongbin LГј

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Published by R. & K. Paul in London .
Written in English


  • Taoism.,
  • China -- Religion.

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Edition Notes

Translation of T"ai i chin hua tsung chih.

Other titlesThe book of consciousness and life.
StatementTranslated and explained by Richard Wilhelm, with a foreword and commentary by C.G. Jung. And a part of the Chinese meditation text The book of consciousness and life, with a foreword by Salome Wilhelm. [Translated from the German by Cary F. Baynes.
ContributionsWilhelm, Richard, 1873-1930, Jung, C. G. 1875-1961, Liu, Huayang, 18th/19th cent
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 149 p.
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22008708M
ISBN 100710020953, 0710074859

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