Opening the Dragon Gate The Making of a Modern Taoist Wizard

By: Kaiguo, Chen; Shunchao, Zheng; Cleary, Thomas (translated by)

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From Publishers Weekly - ". . . An amazing tale, told in a fast-paced and entertaining style. Cleary's masterful translation provides an exceptional prose encounter with one of the most interesting branches of Taoism." This is the life of Wang Liping (1949 -) who, after an encounter at his home with three elderly masters appeared at his parent's home seeking food. He couldn't stop thinking about them and the next day, after his fifth-grade school let out, he wandered around and found where the three had pitched their camp. "The teachers had found their disciple, and. And the future transmitter of Dragon Gate Taoism had found his guides. In the autumn of 1962 Want Liping began a course of apprenticeship in Taoist Wizardry that was to last for fifteen years. The right bottom corner is slightly bent. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 282 pages

Title: Opening the Dragon Gate The Making of a Modern Taoist Wizard

Author: Kaiguo, Chen; Shunchao, Zheng; Cleary, Thomas (translated by)

Categories: taoism,

Publisher: North Clarendon, VT, Tuttle Publishing: 2008

ISBN: 0804831858

ISBN 13: 9780804831857

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 004583

Keywords: RELIGION TAOISM Wizardry TEACHERS APPRENTICESHIP Esoteric Knowledge Dragon Gate Opening THE DRAGON GATE,