Download PDF by Bent Nielsen: A Companion to Yi jing Numerology and Cosmology

By Bent Nielsen

ISBN-10: 0700716084

ISBN-13: 9780700716081

Translations of the Yi jing into western languages were biased in the direction of the yili ('meaning and pattern') culture, while experiences of the xiangshu ('image and number') culture - which takes as its aspect of departure the imagery and numerology linked to divination and its hexagrams, trigrams, traces, and comparable charts and diagrams - has remained particularly unexplored. This significant new reference paintings is organised as a Chinese-English encyclopedia, prepared alphabetically based on the pinyin romanisation, with chinese language characters appended. a personality index in addition to an English index is integrated. The entries are of 2 types: technical phrases and numerous different suggestions concerning the 'image and quantity' culture, and bio-bibliographical info on chinese language Yi jing students. each one access within the former type has a short rationalization that comes with references to the origins of the time period, cross-references, and a connection with an access giving a extra accomplished remedy of the topic.

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Bojing 1BlW, h. Jiezhai frJ~. Son of CAl YUANDING. Cai Yuan devoted himself to studies and did not hold an office. His surviving works show that he attempted to combine the images and numbers trad. with the meaning and pattern studies which he held to be more important. In that he was influenced by his father and ZHU XI [SS 37:12876; SYXA 3:200112; JYK 1:3I/l0A-IIA]. (1) Da zhuan Yi shuo *~~~ (L) [JYK I:3I/lIA]. J ~otJm (L) [JYK 1:31/IIA]. ~)(~'§ (L) [JYK I:31/IIA]. (4) Xiang shu yu lun ~~~~ (L) [JYK I:31/IIA].

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2. ~), see HU TI. BO CHANG 'fa ~. , who initiated the conquest of the Shang j{fj (c. 1600-1040s BCE). See WEN WANG. BOSHU YI *t: $;. The silk manuscript Changes. In December 1973 some 24 twenty silk manuscripts were discovered in the tomb of a son of Li Cang flj1i, the marquis ofDai ,j(, in Mawangdui ,~::fJI near Changsha ~t::l>, Hunan WJf¥j. , Master Lao ~-T in two eds. plus comm. belonging to the Huang-Lao W~ trad. and the Yin yang trad. as well as other texts on philosophy, history, and medicine that have no received counterparts.

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