The Encyclopedia of Taoism provides full protection of Taoist religion, thought and historic previous, reflecting the current state of Taoist scholarship. Taoist analysis have progressed previous any expectation in current occasions. Researchers in a amount of languages have investigated topics almost unknown just some years beforehand, whereas others have surveyed for the first time textual, doctrinal and ritual corpora. The Encyclopedia presents the entire gamut of this new evaluation.
The work accommodates roughly 1,750 entries, which fall into the subsequent broad courses: surveys of primary topics; schools and traditions; people; texts; phrases; deities; immortals; temples and totally different sacred websites. Phrases are given of their distinctive characters, transliterated and translated. Entries are utterly cross-referenced and, in addition to, 'see moreover' listings are given on the foot of many entries. Hooked as much as each entry are references taking the reader to a grasp bibliography on the end of the work. There’s chronology of Taoism and the complete is totally listed.More Details