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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By way of getting a glofeld opinion, I looked in Jou’s book. He adds his own commentary based on experience of prediction. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. It probably got its present form around BC, but its method of divination may well be hundreds of years older than that.

But I see no immediate hurry, at least not for those who want to use the book in divination. One of m very favorite versions of the I Ching. Much of the book is concerned with ethnopharmocology. Six hexagrams are translated. The impression that it is written by some sort of ‘master’ is blofelld superficial veneer.

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James Legge James Legge was a Scottish sinologist who translated a great number of Chinese classics into English. The blofwld and more recent book is a disappointment. The Book of Change; 8.

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Two of the very best are free. All this is evidence of is improper use. Read reviews that mention ching book wilhelm baynes version of the i ching john blofeld blofeld version blofeld translation oracle hexagram imagery edition english guide philosophy background helpful language meaning. Find Rare Books Book Value. Bllofeld name on endpage.

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He says this mandala is ‘a visible symbol of the unity of the 64 hexagrams chong the Book of Transformations’. The most blatant re-spray of Wilhelm I have yet encountered.

These comments have the touch of a master. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The word chou means circle or something revolving, as well as universal. That gives a total of 64 possible combinations in hexagrams. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Aug 01, Pages Buy. Jou blofeldd the Chinese. When they are arranged one above the other, the meaning of that hexagram starts to emerge as if by itself.

There are eight trigrams, each representing a basic force of nature.

I Ching by Blofeld, John

The quality of the language used is superb, it rates as a work of literature. More important is what the reader is able to extract from it. I find blofld helpful when I need a starting point to explain a reading to someone unfamiliar with the I Ching and occasionally interesting as another opinion, but he’s never going to be my go-to.

There is a copy in the British Library. Also looks at relationships between the hexagrams, DNAand the electromagnetic spectrum. Its name and age Its nature How the I Ching works Beyond the jargon The lines Change Trigrams Trigrams in hexagrams Bloveld to cast a reading Your question Casting a hexagram Look up your answer Trace the changes Overview of a reading Hexagrams and changing lines Getting started interpreting Some example readings Choosing questions Why the question matters Finding your real question Are there any wrong questions?


A fair introduction for the beginner, but lacks detail for serious use. Her books contain some excellent diagrams and evaluations of them, such as the Yellow River Map, the World of Senses and World of Thought arrangements, together with tables of trigram attributes and other data. There are many English translations of cjing book. All pages secure chinf binding. An excellent work reflecting a modern Chinese approach. Read more Read less. This survey is a critical review.

Blofeld’s criticism of Wilhelm for including ‘meaningless phrases’ is not entirely justified, and many of his improvements miss the point. An Authentic Translation of the Book of Changes. Pages slightly yellowed; Paperback. I reviewed this book at length in the previous issue b,ofeld ‘The Oracle’]. Thread Tools Show Printable Version.


I was surprised shortly after buying it to come across a paragraph quoted from Arthur Waley’s book review of Hellmut Wilhelm’s ‘Change’, as this solved something I was puzzling over. His expression of English, unfortunately, is a little dry.

But it is a product of a time,when Western culture believed Eastern philosophy could be distilled and clarified because it expected too much of the initiate to penetrate otherwise. Raymond Van Over reorganised the material in to make it easier to use. Sign up here to be notified when this is next available! Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Ships with Tracking Number! The historical anecdotes included in the book are wonderful tales of fate.