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The wisdom of China and India,

Author: Yutang Lin
Publisher: New York, Random House [1942]
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Genre/Form: Translations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lin, Yutang, 1895-1976.
Wisdom of China and India.
New York, Random House [1942]
(OCoLC)568557725
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yutang Lin
OCLC Number: 1903383
Notes: "First printing."
Description: xiii, 1104 pages 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The wisdom of India --
Indian piety: Hymns from the Rigveda ; The Upanishads ; The Lord's song (The Bhagavad-Gita) ; The yoga aphorisms of Patanjali --
Indian imagination: The Ramayana --
Indian humor. The fables of Panchatantra ; The enchanted parrot --
Buddhism: The Dhammapada ; Three sermons by Buddha ; Some Buddhist parables and legends ; The light of Asia (Life of Buddha) / by Edwin Arnold ; The Surangama Sutra ; What is nirvana? --
Glossary of Hindu words --
pt. 2. The wisdom of China --
Chinese mysticism. Laotse, the book of Tao ; Chuangtse, mystic and humorist --Chinese democracy. The book of history : documents of Chinese democracy (Shu Ching) ; Mencius : the democratic philosopher ; Motse : the religious teacher --
The middle way: The aphorisms of Confucius ; The golden mean of Tsesze --
Chinese poetry. Some great ancient lyrics ; Chú̈ Yüan ; Li Po ; The tale of Meng Chiang ; The mortal thoughts of a nun --
Sketches of Chinese life : Chinese tales ; Six chapters of a floating life --
Chinese wit and wisdom : Parables of ancient philosophers ; Family letters of a Chinese poet ; The epigrams of Lusin ; One hundred proverbs --
The pronunciation of Chinese names --
Table of Chinese dynasties.
Responsibility: edited by Lin Yutang.

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