I Ching - The Book of Changes

Contributed by Magda Hercheui

I Ching - The Book of Changes

This is a photo of my I Ching, an edition in Portuguese (1993), translated from Richard Wilhelm, German translation (1956, 1923), with preface of C.G. Jung (1949). Although this edition is recent and in Portuguese, the I Ching is a Chinese book that started to be written before 2,000 BC, and has received contributions of many people through the centuries. The I Ching is an oracle that has been important in the Chinese tradition, and has inspired many people around the world. I would like this book, in its many translations and editions, to be preserved for future generations because it permits us to have access to a particular form of traditional poetic wisdom, which helps us to understand ourselves through reinterpreting its metaphors and stories in our context.

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  • 1. At 23:47 on 22 January 2011, idorun wrote:

    can the book be read ? is the writing Chinese script ? where is the book located ? Im a student of Chinese culture ... thanks Brian

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