Declarations of the Perfected: Part One: Setting Scripts and Imaegs into Motion

Declarations of the Perfected: Part One: Setting Scripts and Imaegs into Motion


English | ISBN: 1931483817 | 2013 | 304 pages | PDF | 4 MB

Declarations of the Perfected is the first complete, annotated translation of the Zhen’gao, Tao Hongjing’s (456-536) masterful compilation of the Shangqing, or Higher Clarity revelations, setting the stage for the heyday of medieval Daoism. This volume presents its first part (fasc. 1-4), centering around the practice of achieving “spiritual union,” a spiritual analogue to sexual intercourse, with Perfected partners. The book is the first to examine in depth the full process of this practice.

DOWNLOAD
(Buy premium account for maximum speed and resuming ability)