The Tao of Pooh and the Te of Piglet

The author's explanations of Taoism and Te through Pooh and Piglet show that this is not an ancient and remote philosophy but something that you can use, here and now.

Author: Benjamin Hoff

Publisher: Methuen Young Books

ISBN: 9780416199253

Category: Children

Page: 432

View: 159

Winnie-the-Pooh is 'The Bear for all Ages', and now he's more fun than ever before. Join in The Tao of Pooh and the Te of Piglet! Pooh's Way of doing things seems strangely close to the ancient principle of Taoist philosophy, while Piglet exhibits the very important principle in Taoism of the Te, meaning Virtue of the Small. The author's explanations of Taoism and Te through Pooh and Piglet show that this is not an ancient and remote philosophy but something that you can use, here and now.

The Te of Piglet

The author and the characters from the Pooh books engage in dialogue elucidating the Taoist principle of Te, the Way of the Small, a principle embodied in Piglet

Author: Benjamin Hoff

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

ISBN: 9780140230161

Category: Philosophy

Page: 257

View: 998

The author and the characters from the Pooh books engage in dialogue elucidating the Taoist principle of Te, the Way of the Small, a principle embodied in Piglet

The Tao of Pooh and the Te of Piglet

" Benjamin Hoff's explanations of Taoism and Te through Pooh and Piglet show that this is not an ancient and remote philosophy but something that you can use, here and now. Beautifully illustrated by E H Shepard.

Author: Benjamin Hoff

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781405293778

Category: Taoism

Page: 432

View: 324

An utterly unique and accessible introduction to the ancient principles of Taoism with the world's favourite bear, Winnie-the-Pooh and his friend Piglet. Winnie-the-Pooh has a certain way about him, a way of doing things that has made him the world's most beloved bear, and Pooh's Way, as Benjamin Hoff brilliantly demonstrates, seems strangely close to the ancient Chinese principles of Taoism. And as for Piglet, he embodies the very important principle of Te, meaning Virtue of the Small. "It's hard to be brave,' said Piglet, sniffing slightly, "when you're only a Very Small Animal." Rabbit, who had begun to write very busily, looked up and said: "It is because you are a very small animal that you will be useful in the adventure before us." Benjamin Hoff's explanations of Taoism and Te through Pooh and Piglet show that this is not an ancient and remote philosophy but something that you can use, here and now. Beautifully illustrated by E H Shepard.


The Tao of Pooh

Explains the basic concepts of the Chinese philosophy of Taoism through a discussion of how Winnie-the-Pooh lives by its principles

Author: Benjamin Hoff

Publisher: Dutton

ISBN:

Category: Philosophy

Page: 158

View: 586

Explains the basic concepts of the Chinese philosophy of Taoism through a discussion of how Winnie-the-Pooh lives by its principles

The Eternal Tao Te Ching

Laboring over the ancient text for seven years, Hoff tackled this project by following the same principles he learned while employed by a master restorer of valuable but damaged antique objects: Thoroughly research the history of the object ...

Author: Benjamin Hoff

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 9781419755507

Category:

Page: 224

View: 186

From the bestselling author of The Tao of Pooh, a uniquely authentic translation of the enduring Tao Te Ching, based on the meanings of the ancient Chinese characters in use when the Taoist classic was written From Benjamin Hoff, the author of The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet, which have sold millions of copies, comes a new translation of the Tao Te Ching. The original author (or authors, as Hoff makes the provocative claim that there may have been more than one) streamlined the folk religion of China down to its foundation and rebuilt it as a man-in-nature philosophy, incorporating his advanced spiritual, philosophical, social, and political ideas. Ever since its creation, the Tao Te Ching has stood alone among the world's writings. There was nothing like it before it appeared, and there is still nothing like it now. Unlike a good deal of Chinese writing, old and new, the Tao Te Ching makes no reference to specific individuals or events, whether of the then-past or then-present. It is not historical, nor classical; its world is the world of now. Laboring over the ancient text for seven years, Hoff tackled this project by following the same principles he learned while employed by a master restorer of valuable but damaged antique objects: Thoroughly research the history of the object; remove all misguided, historically incorrect alterations and repairs; patch and fill where necessary; match the new work to the old so seamlessly that no one will detect a difference in treatment; honor the materials and its design; and honor the tradition that has formed around the object over the years. This unique interpretation of the Tao Te Ching shows what is possible when a translator truly partners themselves with someone of another time, another place, and another language.





Te of Piglet

In this companion volume to The Tao of Pooh, Benjamin Hoff shows how Taoism sees Piglet's timidity and modesty as positive assets, while being a Very Small Animal can prove very useful indeed.

Author: Benjamin Hoff

Publisher: Heinemann Young Books

ISBN: 9780416187588

Category:

Page: 224

View: 652

In this companion volume to The Tao of Pooh, Benjamin Hoff shows how Taoism sees Piglet's timidity and modesty as positive assets, while being a Very Small Animal can prove very useful indeed.

Religious Theories of Personality and Psychotherapy

636-693; Hoff, The Tao of Pooh, pp. 19-20; Watts, Tao: The watercourse way, pp. xxii-xxv. 50. Hoff. The Te of Piglet, pp. 19-20; Durant. “The Far East,” pp.

Author: Frank De Piano

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135788952

Category: Religion

Page: 458

View: 376

Integrate spiritual traditions with psychological healing! In this fascinating volume, clinical practitioners of different religious traditions examine the same clinical case, offering insights, interventions, and explanations of transformation and healing. This practical approach allows them to explore broader issues of personality theory and psychology from the perspectives of various spiritual traditions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Religious Theories of Personality and Psychotherapy addresses both the practical issues of doing psychotherapy and the deeper need to relate psychology and theology. After providing a thorough introduction to the spiritual tradition, each author presents a critical psychological theory of personality and psychotherapy grounded in that tradition. The authors address the questions of what it means to be a person, what causes human distress, and how individuals experience healing. Religious Theories of Personality and Psychotherapy offers profound insights into the urgent issues of human suffering and psychological transformation, including: theories of personality structure and human motivation the nature of experience and processes of change the dialectical relation of theology and psychology convergences and difference among the religious psychologies Marrying theory and practice, spirit and psyche, Religious Theories of Personality and Psychotherapy offers profound insights and effective interventions. Mental health professionals, clergy, and scholars in religion, cross-cultural studies, personality, counseling, and psychotherapy will find this breakthrough book a life-changing experience and an invaluable resource.

World Religions

... Te Ching, and the popularity of books like The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet, ... texts that teach Tao- ism through Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends.

Author: Jeffrey Brodd

Publisher: Saint Mary's Press

ISBN: 0884899977

Category: Religion

Page: 310

View: 673

The Subcommittee on the Catechism (formerly the Ad Hoc Committee to Oversee the Use of the Catechism), has judged that the text falls outside the scope of the types of materials they review for conformity to the Catechism.* The third edition of this highly acclaimed text continues to help young people unlock the doors to 11 of the world's major religious traditions. Updated references highlighting recent events in the history of the traditions, 50 new images, and revised chapter on Sikhism help eleventh and twelfth graders understand the people, dimensions, and religious principles of the world's major religions. *The Subcommittee on the Catechism reviews only materials which are catechetical in nature and which teach the beliefs, practices, and doctrine of the Catholic Faith. World Religions falls outside the scope of the types of materials the Committee reviews. This text outlines the basic beliefs and practices of the major religions of the world, taking a comparative approach, as do most texts on this topic, to identify the distinctive elements of the various religions.

The BUS route to Happiness

... Alan, 1975, Tao The Watercourse Way, New York: Arkana, p.47 37 Thompson, Mel, ... Benjamin, 2002, The Tao of Pooh and the Te of Piglet, London: Egmont, ...

Author: Glenn Herbert

Publisher: Glenn Herbert

ISBN:

Category: Self-Help

Page: 298

View: 839

This is a book about the advice I've read, mainly on the bus, on how to become a bit happier, calmer, kinder, and wiser, and how to get a slightly different perspective on life. I'm aiming this advice mostly at my children, and I've written this book with them in mind... but it’s helpful for anyone! I cover the wisdom of the Taoists, Zen Buddhists and Stoics and then some modern psychology, before I move on to some practical advice to increase your happiness based on the philosophies, books and articles that I’ve read. The BUS route is an abbreviation of: be here now, understanding empathy and compassion, and shrink desires. The book title is a happy coincidence, isn’t it? Throughout history we’ve had to deal with fear, anxiety, dissatisfaction, uncertainty, stress and lack of control. Our age is no different. I offer ways to cope, which includes: being more aware of life in the present moment, being more compassionate to yourself and others, looking at things more positively or realistically, looking at the big picture, and finding ways to manage your wants. This is a light-hearted look at how to be a little happier on the metaphorical bus journey of life, no matter what bumps in the road you’ll find.

Easternization of the West

... witnessed by such works as Benjamin Hoff's The Tao of Pooh and Te of Piglet or Joey Green's The Zen of Oz: Ten Spiritual Lessons from over the Rainbow.

Author: Colin Campbell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317260910

Category: Social Science

Page: 448

View: 649

In this provocative and groundbreaking book, Colin Campbell shows that the civilization of the West is undergoing a revolutionary process of change, one in which features that have characterized the West for two thousand years are in the process of being marginalized, to be replaced by those more often associated with the civilizations of the East. Moving far beyond popular trends, Campbell assembles a powerful range of evidence to show how "Easternization" has been building throughout the last century, especially since the 1960s. Campbell demonstrates how it was largely in the 1960s that new interpretations in theology, political thought, and science were widely adopted by a new generation of young "culture carriers." This highly original and wide-ranging book advances a thesis that will be of interest to scholars in many disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.

Taoism For Dummies

Just mention to anyone that you've really enjoyed reading Taoist texts, and sooner or later you'll be finding The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet wrapped ...

Author: Jonathan Herman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118423976

Category: Religion

Page: 384

View: 757

The definitive guide to understanding Taoism—no matter your background or faith Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching is the second most translated book in the world, and the practice of religious Taoism is on the rise in China, where adherents currently number in the hundreds of millions. Yet there remains a remarkable lack of reliable information about Taoism for curious westerners. Taoism For Dummies provides comprehensive coverage of Taoism's origins in China's Chou Dynasty, its underlying quietist principles, its emergence as a major religion, various interpretation of its core texts, including both Eastern and Western interpretations, key Taoist concepts, and much more. It also provides a fascinating glimpse of Taoism in contemporary China. The ideal guide for readers interested in this influential religion, as well as those taking an introductory course on Taoism or Chinese Religion A valuable source of insight for those with an interest in modern Chinese culture and beliefs

The Tao of the West

Hoff, B. (1994) The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet, London: Methuen. Holzman, D. (1996) Landscape Appreciation in Ancient and Early Medieval China: The ...

Author: J.J. Clarke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134625278

Category: Religion

Page: 288

View: 497

In this book, J.J. Clarke shows us how Taoist texts, ideas, and practices have been assimilated within a whole range of Western ideas and agendas. We see how Chinese thinkers such as Lao-tzu and Chuang tzu, along with practices such as Feng Shui and Tai Chi, have been used as a key Western inspiration in religion, philosophy, ethics, politics, ecology and health. The Tao of the West not only provides a fascinating introduction to Taoism, it also offers a timely insight into the history of the West's encounter with this ancient tradition, and into the issues arising from inter-cultural dialogue. Anyone interested in understanding the key influence Taoism has had on the West will welcome and embrace this book.

Postmodern Pooh

The very publishing house that seems to have found Postmodern Pooh ... of adult titles such as The Tao of Pooh, The Te of Piglet, Pooh and the Philosophers, ...

Author: Frederick Crews

Publisher: North Point Press

ISBN: 1429930756

Category: Humor

Page: 160

View: 279

A sequel of sorts to the classic (and bestselling) sendup of literary criticism, The Pooh Perplex Thirty-seven years ago, a slim parody of academic literary criticism called The Pooh Perplex became a surprise bestseller. Now Frederick Crews has written a hilarious new satire in the same vein. Purporting to be the proceedings of a forum on Pooh convened at the Modern Language Association's annual convention, Postmodern Pooh brilliantly parodies the academic fads and figures that hold sway at the millennium. Deconstruction, poststructuralist Marxism, new historicism, radical feminism, cultural studies, recovered-memory theory, and postcolonialism, among other methods, take their shots at the poor teddy bear and Crews takes his shots at them. The fun lies in seeing just how much adulteration Pooh can stand.

The Tao of Now

... The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet. I did, however, stumble upon a number of Tao-related books in the “Self Help/Improvement” section.

Author: Daniel Skach-Mills

Publisher: KenArnoldBooks, LLC

ISBN: 0979963451

Category: Poetry

Page: 167

View: 651

"Skach-Mills gives us wisdom as refreshing and new as this moment's wind in the trees, and wisdom as secure in tradition as the cardinal directions with which we name any wind's path."--Paulann Petersen.

I m Alive My Children are Dead Or Are They

As a little child I loved the books about Winnie the Pooh by AA. Milne. ... So when I discovered The Tao of Pooh 8c the Te of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff.

Author: Di Gordon

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1452509409

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 254

View: 164

When faced with a sudden and unexpected crisis, when faced with a death of a child, where your whole life is changed forever, where interacting with life is a huge challenge, where everyday matters are difficult to cope with and life seems insurmountable, how does one go on? How does one gather the strength and the courage to pick up the pieces of a shattered life? This book is the story of a mother’s journey—of a sudden and dramatic crisis—a descent into darkness and the journey back into the light. It is a journey of hope, love, survival, self-empowerment, and healing. It is a journey she hopes will inspire and uplift all who have lost a child or a loved one. She discovers that her children are still “alive” in their spiritual bodies—dead to this world but alive as shining lights in the evening sky.