By taoismtaoism , February 21, in Daodejing. So, if you have any good links to free online translations of the Tao te Ching, then I would really appreciate it if you could share them with me. Yeah, the link doesn't seem work. If you could link to the actual website, it would be so helpful.
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And here's a link to Terebess Asia Online with a heap of English translations. Most of them have details of where the translation came from so you might be able to personally contact whoever owns the copyright to it-. It might not be suitable for your needs, but its a good read-. It should open as a pdf and the actual transslation begins on p.
You have other languages This is one of the most important translations of all, afaik. Richard Wilhelm was a German sinologist.
All of his works were originally written in German, with his best known work, the I Ching, being translated from the German into English by a friend of Carl Jung, Mrs. Cary Baynes.
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Ostwald, but I've only been able to find the first chapter of it online. On a barely related subject, one of my favorite translations of the Yijing is an English translation of a Japanese translation of the original Chinese, the Takashima Ekidan of Kaemon Takashima , translated into English by Shigetake Sugiura. Here's two links. The first is for the complete book with commentary and example readings, the second is just the judgements and lines.
Where you have Dao, Wilhelm actually used the word "Sinn", which is interesting. It translates to many things in English: Sense as in sensory , Reason , Purpose and Mind being the three that occur to me at the moment. How did Wilhelm mean the word "Sinn"? I don't really know.
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But he didn't use "Dao". Where you have "non-existence" he used "nichtsein" which to me more literally translates to " not be " i.
It's a little different. The rest seems quite true to the original and my divergences are only my personal sense of the texts. It's a intriguing adaptation for sure. And one of the earliest into a western language. I want to add that, to my ears, the German is more poetic and picturesque.
English translations often come accross as dry and utilitarian and I'm American. Tao SINN is something that sets in motion and maintains the interplay of these forces. For a discussion of the translation of the word tao, see the introduction to my translation of Lao-tse.
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Sinn can be the "reason" behind the reality, the reason for the season. That does fit well. Btw, I was informed that the Wilhelm may well be copyrighted and not free for commercial uses.
I had considered the copyright ramifications of taoismtaoism's request for translations. That's why I suggested he contact copyright owners of any work he uses. I've done a quick check regarding Wilhelm's work, both the original German and its English translation. Richard Wilhelm's original German translation is no longer under copyright in Australia or the U.
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That copyright ran out in , fifty years after Wilhelm's death. Cary Baynes' translation, on the other hand, isn't due to enter the public domain until , seventy years after her death in It's ok to quote her work, though, under the fair dealing rule, i.
In Australia that means ten percent of the total work or one complete chapter. Recommended Posts. Posted February 21, edited.
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Posted February 24, I'll see, but I don't think the app is popular at all in Germany. The name that can be named is not the eternal name. Therefore does the direction towards non-existence lead to the sight of the miraculous essence, the direction towards existence to the sight of spatial limitations.
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