By John Blofeld. 195 pages, 5.5"x 8.5"paperback. In this comprehensive study, John Blofeld explains the fundamental concepts of Taoism, tells many stories of ancient masters, and provides incisive reflections on Taoist verse. He writes in a colorful and unique way about his visits to Taoist hermitages in China and his interchanges with contemporary masters. This book captures the spirit of the Tao, communicating the serenity and timeless wisdom of this tradition.