Chinese English translation*



This page and the next give a Chinese English translation of characters of the first five chapters of the tao te ching.

I have use Professor Richter's The Gate of All Marvelous Things in my literal translation of the tao te ching (Tao Te Ching Guidebook) and my figurative translation (Spirit of Tao Te Ching). If you'd like a basic set of xeroxed notes my Guidebook will serve; however, if you'd like something more extensive for a Chinese English translation, I'd suggest...

Chinese English translation of tao te ching
The Gate of All Marvelous Things
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chinese english translation

Chinese English Translation



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