The Book of Change : A New Translation of the Ancient Chinese I Ching (Yi King) with Detailed Instructions for its Practical Use in Divination book cover
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The Book of Change
A New Translation of the Ancient Chinese I Ching (Yi King) with Detailed Instructions for its Practical Use in Divination



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ISBN 9781032231518
May 18, 2022 Forthcoming by Routledge
226 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1968, examines the I Ching, one of the oldest books in the world and certainly the most influential in Chinese thought. This modern translation features extensive explanatory material, and is the product of the author’s great experience in the field and of close contact with Chinese scholars and experts.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Explanatory Chapters  1. An Approach to the Book of Change  2. The Background to the Book of Change  3. The Symbolical Basis of the Book of Change  4. The Method of Divination  5. A Guide to Interpretation  6. A Summary of Instructions  Part 2. The Book of Change  7. Hexagrams 1 to 30  8. Hexagrams 31 to 64  8. Postscript

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John Blofeld