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I Ching: o Livro das Mutações (original 1991; edition 1935)

by Wen Wang e oturos místicos chineses

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The I Ching or Book of Changes by Richard Wilhelm (1991)

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I use the Wu Wei version, but this is similar.
  JennyArch | Apr 3, 2013 |
Foreward by Carl Jung
  MightyLeaf | May 25, 2010 |
OK This is the granddaddy of I Ching primers in English, Cary Baynes Translation for Richard Wilhelm's German version is considered to be THE reference book for all other English books on the subject until very recently. If you are young and know a little about Chinese Romanization the book is written in English with Wade/Giles Chinese Romanization (i.e. chi'ng instead of the modern Pinyin qing Tao/Dao etc.)But nevertheless for a good understanding and significant historical background of the I Ching outside of China itself I highly recommend it. Mr. Wilhelm traveled, lectured and taught for many years in the early 20th Century on this and related Taoist subjects. He was very famous in his own right and Baynes English translation gave him the :market in America as well as his native Germany/European audiences. ( )
  shieldwolf | Apr 6, 2010 |
Probably the best book I have ever read on the subject of I Ching, definitely worth having in your personal library - and can you believe it I got it for $4 USD on the second-hand bookstore? ( )
  LibrariumPara | Oct 31, 2009 |
I've been using this version of the I-Ching for 35 years and haven't found anything to compare with it. The commentary by Wilhelm is very helpful and full of wisdom. I've delved deeply into this book, taking copious notes over the years. I occasionally use it for matters of general interest: I-Ching Readings for a Changing World. ( )
  LindaJM | Sep 13, 2009 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Richard Wilhelmprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Legge, JamesTranslatorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Van Over, RaymondEditorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Anonymoussecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Baynes, CaryTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Jung, Carl GustavForewordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Wilhelm, HellmutPrefacesecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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There are many different translations of the I Ching, most of which are radically different from one another. Avoid combining them into one work unless you are certain they are substantially the same. Here is an excellent summary of the different editions: http://www.biroco.com/yijing/survey.h...
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More than just a translation, Richard Wilhelm's I Ching is a profound introduction to the Chinese world-view. The I Ching (Yi Jing) is recognized by both Confucians and Taoists as a foundational work, and Wilhelm shows why. He separates his work into three books. The first book is about the hexagrams--the meanings of the lines and Wilhelm's extensive comments. The second presents two early commentaries that interpret the wisdom of the divinatory text, also with Wilhelm's helpful notes. And the third book takes us back to the hexagrams for more detailed commentary from both ancient Chinese thinkers and Wilhelm. Wilhelm is able to offer such enormous assistance because he spent the better part of a decade in China studying under classically trained scholars. His love for the work is thus as broad as his understanding.

The I Ching was originally used for divination, kind of like palm reading or interpreting the stars. It differs from simple prognostication, however, in that it demands us, as diviners, to cultivate an understanding of the world and ourselves. Without this understanding, the text is useless, hence the value of the commentaries, particularly Wilhelm's. This version is not without its biases, of course--it is a European's understanding of the I Ching, through a late-Qing dynasty Confucian perspective, translated into English by a Jungian psychoanalyst. Nonetheless, it succeeds like no other. --Brian Bruya

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The I Ching has been used by the Chinese for centuries helping to divine the future.Spirituality.

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