ONLINE TEXTS

Many thanks to Gabor Terebess, an Hungarian Soto Zen master, Haiku poet and author, who posted all of the following free online links to English translations of important Taoist texts on his website, Terebess Asia Online.  Not only Chinese texts, but included are such topics as The American Beat Generation, Carlos Castaneda, Hatha Yoga principle texts, Kahlil Gibran, Haiku, Orwell, Salinger, Timothy Leary, Zen and Chan Buddhism, to name a few. So, again, many thanks to Master Terebess for his inspirational endeavor.

LINKS TO MAJOR TAOIST TEXTS ONLINE

Terebess Asia Online  Scroll down to Taoism for Various Online Texts 

Tao Te Ching Links to dozens of Online English Translations 

The Chuang Tzu – Tr. by Lin Yutang (Annotated Version with Important Translator’s Notes) 

The Complete Works of Chuang Tzu – Tr. by Burton Watson (Full Version, No Notes)

Chuang Tzu tr. by Martin Palmer, Chad Hansen, Sam Hamill & J. P. Seaton (Full Version w/Notes on Bio, Text, Themes)

THE WRITINGS OF KWANG-DZE – Translated by James Legge
INTRODUCTION: BRIEF NOTICES OF THE DIFFERENT BOOKS
followed by THE WRITINGS OF KWANG-DZE
(Full Version in 5 Parts)

INTRODUCTION & PART 1 0F 5 

PART 2 OF 5

PART 3 OF 5 

PART 4 OF 5 

PART 5 OF 5 

 

THE THAI-SHANG – TRACTATE OF ACTIONS AND THEIR RETRIBUTIONS 

This Treatise is more of a sermon or popular tract by an unknown author from the Sung Dynasty. Though popular as part of the ritual of religious Taoism and Confucianism, it ran counter to the teachings of both Laozi and Zhuangzi.

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