The Secret of the Golden Flower; a Chinese Book of Life

Wilhelm Richard; Translater

Editorial: Harcourt Brace & Co, New York, 1938
Condición: Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
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151 pages with Text and Explanation by Richard Wilhelm in first section; Commentary by C G Jung in second section. Pages tight; clean; minor page wear; no markings; Purple hard covers wtih black lettering on spine. Moderate shelf wear. Large sections of front cover and entire spine is faded. Corners slightly bumped; Eleven plates and four text illustrations. Frontispiece is "A Lamaist Vajramandala." Other full page glossy plates and their descriptions include: The Golden Flower; Separation of the air and earth; Separation of the light from the dark world; the Divine from the earthly soul; Representation of Tetraktys in rotating movement; the Child in the germinal vesicle; the Mandala as a fortified city with walls and moats. Sections include: Origin and Contents of the T'ai I Chin Hua Tsung Chih with chapters entitled: Heavenly Consciousness; The Primordial Spirit and the Conscious Spirit; Circulation of he Light and Protection of the Centre; Mistakes during the Circulation of the Light; Confirmatory Experiences during the Circulation of the Light; The Living Manner of the Circulation of the Light; A Magic Spell for the Far Journey; Remarks; Summary of the Chinese Concepts on which is based the idea of the Golden Flower or Immortal Body. Also the Fundamental Concepts (The Tao; The Circular Movement and the Centre; Phenomena of the Way; The Detachment of the Consciousness from the Object; The Fulfillment; Conclusions; Examles of European Mandalas, etc. VERY RARE VINTAGE COPY. N° de ref. de la librería S44-B2791-6347

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Título: The Secret of the Golden Flower; a Chinese ...

Editorial: Harcourt Brace & Co, New York

Año de publicación: 1938

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Good

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