Find I Ching by Blofeld, John at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. I Ching translated by John Blofeld. John Blofeld () was a British writer on Asian religion and philosophy. His version of I Ching, puhblished originally. I Ching the Book of Change: A New Translation of the Ancient Chinese Text with Detailed Instructions for its Practical Use in Divination. John Eaton Calthorpe I.

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It is the same translation but the Chinese text is dropped and a commentary is included instead. Particularly useful is the annotated bibliography of books and journal articles up toincluding 13 unpublished PhD dissertations, and the address to write bloveld. Hi Just in case the comment could be useful I like Blofeld’s translation. It has a foreword by the famous psychoanalyst C. Wilhelm TranslatorC. A sample entry will suffice to show the flavour of this book, referring to the first line of hexagram one:.

Here’s a few of blofelld most prominent ones, and some more information about the book and its history. The item may be missing the original packaging such as the original box or bag or tags or in the original packaging but not sealed.

Explores the philosophical and cosmological implications of the circular diagrams of the trigrams by picking up a kind of hlofeld litter trail and using it to develop connections and generate observations.

I Ching Online – English Versions of I Ching, The Book of Change

Whether Govinda is right or not — Edward Hacker feels he has not proved his case — this work is an inspiring example of one man’s personal study. No interpretation at all. His version of I Ching is still in print and widely used. Second Sunday Books Published: Attaches Bible quotes to the hexagrams, which he comments on from a monotheistic perspective.


He has over thirty translations of Oriental texts to his name, the majority of them produced over the past decade — a period of time Richard Wilhelm devoted to just one. McCaffree ransacks the coffers of many mystical traditions making his point on the hoof. Best Selling in Nonfiction See all. Henry Wei’s translation was in part urged by Blofeld’s comments, and Wei in turn criticises both Wilhelm and Blofeld.

Undoubtedly written from her experience blofeeld being one. I Ching Blofeld, John Good.

The Great Treatise is not translated. It is flat and dead. Looks like a computer wrote most of it. Occasionally Hellmut Wilhelm departs from his father’s translation.

The introduction includes a version of the yarrow stalk ritual I have seen nowhere else, and a description of the Plum Blossom method. The word ching is best translated as classic. The publisher, Power Press, has for this and the companion volume ‘I Ching Bllofeld unashamedly mimicked the well-known grey and yellow house-style of the US edition of the Wilhelm-Baynes translation published by Princeton University Press below lefteven down to using the same title font:.

Still consider myself a beginner First published inthis was the only English translation widely available until Wilhelm-Baynes appeared in Has a minor tear. The impression that it is written by some sort of ‘master’ is a superficial veneer.


Besides this, themes developed in the commentaries he ploughs back into the main text. We have ratings, but no written reviews for this, yet. It was not my intention to produce a bibliography, so publication details have been omitted, save where this may prove difficult to find out and is worth knowing.


This depth is not so apparent when the comments are read in isolation. Cleary, though eminently qualified, doesn’t seem to give enough time to his work; they come off a conveyor belt.

Also chapters on the sequence, a Wilhelm-Baynes concordance, all known methods of consulting the book, glossary of terms, origins, magic squares, yarrow probabilities, and a lot more. Book of Changes by John BlofeldPaperback. One of the best contemporary attempts to say something original. I can’t say I have always found it an cjing translation to use and understand, although I think there is some real beauty and poetry he captures that others miss-particularly with hexagram Bodde discusses a few fine points of the text and confuses Cary F Baynes for a man.

Dover Books continue to publish Legge in a facsimile of the second edition.

Pages clean, binding intact, cover has light wear. This makes it less attractive to beginners, though for the more experienced student this book provides an extremely useful comparison text.

But the wisdom that blofeeld imparts is the foundation of much of Eastern thought The introduction briefly covers historical allusions in the text. Find Rare Books Book Value. Used book in good condition. Jung, which is also very readable.