Ten years later, a sequel to the runaway bestseller The Tao of Pooh. If you like marshmallow laced with arsenic, it was worth the wait. In the original, as you may recall, Hoff had an Idea: that Winnie-the-Pooh could be used to explain Taoism, the ancient Chinese way of balance. Now, as luck would have it, Pooh's buddy Piglet turns out to be the perfect embodiment of Te, the Taoist term for virtue, which is attained through sensitivity, modesty, and smallness.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? 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. Beautifully illustrated by E H Shepard. Read more Read less.

Frequently bought together. Add all three to Cart. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Show details. Ships from and sold by Amazon SG. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Previous page. The Tao of Pooh. The Te of Piglet. Positively Pooh: Timeless Wisdom from Pooh.

Next page. A beautiful collection of adult gift books that showcase the warmth and wit of Milne's words and Shepards illustrations. Learn about the principles of Taoism with Pooh or the principle of Te through Piglet. Whether you're a pessimist, a food lover or simply philosophically inclined, these are the perfect books to collect and enjoy! About the Author Benjamin Hoff is an American writer, photographer, musician and composer. Milne was born in London in and became a successful playwright and poet.

He based Winnie-the-Pooh, Piglet and friends on the real nursery toys of his son Christopher Robin and published the first of their adventures in Since then, Pooh has become a world-famous bear, and Milne's stories have been translated into sixty-two languages. Shepard was born in London in He was a cartoonist and illustrator and went on to draw the original illustrations to accompany Milne's classic stories, earning him the name 'the man who drew Pooh'.

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Once I figured out the author's style of writing, it was great. He is in the present having conversations with Pooh and Co, and switching to The Tao to explain it in terms relating to the characters. Once I caught on, I couldn't put it down. I loved this book. One of the best books I've read! Definitely more a fan of the Tao of Pooh over the Te of Piglet, but having both in one book is worth it anyway. Easily accessible material and fun to read; it was hard to put down!

Beautifully written, and conveys the Tao beautifully through the words and adventures of Pooh and his friends. Go to Amazon. Back to top. Get to Know Us. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. DPReview Digital Photography.


The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet

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The Te of Piglet

It is written with many embedded stories from the A. Milne Winnie the Pooh books, both for entertainment and because they serve as tools for explaining Taoism. In the book Piglet is shown to possess great power — a common interpretation of the word Te, which more commonly means Virtue — not only because he is small, but also because he has a great heart or, to use a Taoist term, Tz'u. The book goes through the other characters — Tigger , Owl , Rabbit , Eeyore and Pooh — to show the various aspects of humanity that Taoism says get in the way of living in harmony with the Tao.

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