The Secret of the Golden Flower: A Chinese Book of Life. Richard Wilhelm, C. G. Jung, Trans., Commentary.

The Secret of the Golden Flower: A Chinese Book of Life

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., 1935.

Hardcover. 10" X 6 1/4". ix, 151pp. Bound in black cloth over boards with spine and front cover stamped in gilt. Wear to boards with rubbing and bumps to covers, corners, and edges. Crease to spine. Foxing to endpapers. Previous owner's name in ink and bookseller's ticket to front free endpaper. Gathering of pages 139-146 has come detached from text block, but is present. Pages are free of marks and notation.

An ancient Taoist text rediscovered by Richard Wilhelm, who recognized it as essentially a practical guide to the integration of personality.

First translated into German by sinologist Richard Wilhelm, a friend of Carl Jung, The Secret of the Golden Flower describes a straightforward and silent meditation method that has been characterized as "Zen with details."(Publisher). Fair. Item #10151

Price: $50.00

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