Tao Te Ching

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Tao Te Ching
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Ink on silk manuscript o the Tao Te Ching, 2nt century BC, unyirdit frae Mawangdui
AuthorLaozi (tradeetionally creditit)
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KintraCheenae (Zhou)
LeidClessical Cheenese
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Published in Inglis
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Oreeginal text
道德經 at Cheenese Wikisource
TranslationTao Te Ching at Wikisource
Tao Te Ching
Traditional Chinese道德經
Simplified Chinese道德经
Wade–GilesAboot this soondTao⁴ Tê² Ching¹
Hanyu PinyinDàodé Jīng
Leeteral meanin"Classic of the Way and Virtue"
Laozi's Tao Te Ching
Traditional Chinese老子道德經
Simplified Chinese老子道德经
Wade–GilesLao³ Tzŭ³ Tao⁴ Tê² Ching¹
Hanyu PinyinLǎozǐ Dàodé Jīng
Daode Zhenjing
Traditional Chinese道德真經
Simplified Chinese道德真经
Wade–GilesTao⁴ Tê² Chên¹ Ching¹
Hanyu PinyinDàodé Zhēnjīng
Leeteral meanin"Sutra of the Way and Its Power"
Other names
Laozi (Chinese characters).svg
"Laozi" in seal script (tap) an regular (bottom) Cheenese chairacters
Wade–GilesLao³ Tzŭ³
Hanyu PinyinLǎozǐ
Leeteral meanin"Auld Master"
5000-Chairacter Clessic
Wade–GilesWu³ Ch‘ien¹ Wên²
Hanyu PinyinWǔqiān Wén
Leeteral meanin"The 5000 Chairacters"

The Tao Te Ching, [tâu tɤ̌ tɕíŋ] ( listen)), Semplifee'd: 道德经, Pinyin: Dao De Jing,[a] is a Cheenese clessic text tradeetionally creditit tae the 6t-century BC sage Laozi.

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  1. Less common umwhile romanisations include Tao-te-king,[1] Tau Tĕh King[2] and Tao Teh King.[3][4]

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  • Julien, Stanislas, ed. (1842), Le Livre de la Voie et de la Vertu, Paris: Imprimerie Royale. (in French)
  • Chalmers, John, ed. (1868), The Speculations on Metaphysics, Polity, and Morality of the "Old Philosopher" Lau-tsze, London: Trübner & Co.
  • Legge, James; et al., eds. (1891), The Tao Teh King, Sacred Books of the East, Vol. XXXIX, Sacred Books of China, Vol. V, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Suzuki, Daisetsu Teitaro; et al., eds. (1913), The Canon of Reason and Virtue: Lao-tze's Tao Teh King, La Salle: Open Court.