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The Canon of supreme mystery = [太玄經] /
The Canon of supreme mystery = [Tai xuan jing]

Author: by Yang Hsiung ; a translation with commentary of the Tʻai hsüan ching by Michael Nylan. ; Xiong Yang; Michael Nylan
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1993.
Series: SUNY series in Chinese philosophy and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: by Yang Hsiung ; a translation with commentary of the Tʻai hsüan ching by Michael Nylan. ; Xiong Yang; Michael Nylan
ISBN: 0791413950 9780791413951 0791413969 9780791413968
OCLC Number: 25629244
Notes: Translation of: Tai xuan jing.
Parallel title in chinese characters.
Description: xiv, 680 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: General Introduction to the Mystery Text. On the Term "Mystery" A Capsule Biography of Yang Hsiung. The Mystery in the Tradition of the Changes. The Arrangement of the Mystery. Significant Structure in the Mystery. The First Seven Heads. No. 1. Center. No. 2. Full Circle. No. 3. Mired. No. 4. Barrier. No. 5. Small. No. 6. Contrariety. No. 7. Ascent. Every Tenth Head. No. 1. Center. No. 11. Divergence. No. 21. Release. No. 31. Packing. No. 41. Response. No. 51. Constancy. No. 61. Embellishment. No. 71. Stoppage. No. 81. Nurturing. General Commentary. Method of Divination of the Mystery. Interpretation Following Divination --
On Luck and Divination in the Mystery. The Mystery as Divination Classic. Early Notions of Ming: The Historical Background to the Problem of Fate. Yang Hsiung's Solution to the Problem of Ming. Propositions About Time, Luck, and Virtue. The Intellectual Debts of Yang's New Classic. Yang's Mystery as a Chinese Summa. Contra the Relativists. Contra the Immortality Seekers. Contra the Proponents of "Change as the Only Constant" Contra Predestination. Contra the Mantic Specialists. Conclusion --
Key Terms. The Five Classics of Confucianism. On Ch'i. Yin/yang Five Phases Theory: Correlative Thought. Self-Cultivation. "Center Heart" Ritual. The Meaning of Chen --
On the Style of the Book --
Glossary for the Introductory Sections. Names of People. Concepts and Terms --
Translation of the T'ai Hsuan Ching. List of Tetragrams. No. 1. Center. No. 2. Full Circle. No. 3. Mired. No. 4. Barrier. No. 5. Keeping Small. No. 6. Contrariety. No. 49. Flight. No. 50. Vastness/Wasting. No. 51. Constancy. No. 52. Measure. No. 53. Eternity. No. 54. Unity. No. 55. Diminishmcnt. No. 56. Closed Mouth. No. 57. Guardedness. No. 58. Closing In. No. 59. Massing. No. 60. Accumulation. No. 61. Embellishment. No. 62. Doubt. No. 63. Watch. No. 64. Sinking. No. 65. Inner. No. 66. Departure. No. 67. Darkening. No. 68. Dimming. No. 69. Exhaustion. No. 70. Severance. No. 71. Stoppage. No. 72. Hardness. No. 73. Completion. No. 74. Closure. No. 75. Failure. No. 76. Aggravation. No. 77. Compliance. No. 78. On the Verge. No. 79. Difficulties. No. 80. Laboring. No. 81. Fostering. Leap Year Differentials --
Autocommentaries. Polar Oppositions of the Mystery: Hsuan ch'ung. Interplay of Opposites in the Mystery: Hsuan ts'o. Evolution of the Mystery: Hsuan li. Illumination of the Mystery: Hsuan ying. Numbers of the Mystery: Hsuan shu. Elaboration of the Mystery: Hsuan wen. Representations of the Mystery: Hsuan yi. Diagram of the Mystery: Hsuan t'u. Revelation of the Mystery: Hsuan kao --
Partial Index of Common Images.
Series Title: SUNY series in Chinese philosophy and culture.
Other Titles: Tai xuan jing.
Responsibility: by Yang Hsiung ; a translation with commentary of the Tʻai hsüan ching by Michael Nylan.

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