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Author Lin, Yutang, 1895-1976, ed.

Title The wisdom of China and India / edited by Lin Yutang.

Imprint New York : Random House, 1942.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    890 LIN    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    890    Available
Description xiii, 1104 p. ; 24 cm.
Note "First printing."
Contents Pt. 1. The wisdom of India. Indian piety. Hymns from the Rigveda ; The Upanishads ; The Lord's song (The Bhagavad-Gita) ; The yoga aphorisms of Patanjali -- Indian imagination. The Ramayana -- Indian humor. The fables of Panchatantra ; The enchanted parrot -- Buddhism. The Dhammapada ; Three sermons by Buddha ; Some Buddhist parables and legends ; The light of Asia (Life of Buddha) / by Edwin Arnold ; The Surangama Sutra ; What is nirvana? -- Glossary of Hindu words -- Pt. 2. The wisdom of China. Chinese mysticism. Laotse, the book of Tao ; Chuangtse, mystic and humorist --Chinese democracy. The book of history : doucments of Chinese democracy (Shu Ching) ; Mencius : the democratic philosopher ; Motse : the religious teacher -- The middle way. The aphorisms of Confucius ; The golden mean of Tsesze -- Chinese poetry. Some great ancient lyrics ; Ch́ü Yüan ; Li Po ; The tale of Meng Chiang : a "drum story" in five cantos ; The mortal thoughts of a nun -- Sketches of Chinese life. Chinese tales ; Six chapters of a floating life / by Shen Fu -- Chinese wit and wisdom. Parables of ancient philosophers ; Family letters of a Chinese poet ; The epigrams of Lusin ; One hundred proverbs -- The pronunciation of Chinese names -- Table of Chinese dynasties.
Subject Indic literature -- Translations into English.
Chinese literature -- Translations into English.
Sacred books.

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