The Tao Te Ching is the most widely traslated book in world literature, after the Bible. Yet the gemlike lucidity of the original has eluded most previous translations, and they have obscured some of its central ideas. Now the Tao Te ching has been rendered into English by the eminent scholar and traslator Stephen Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell's Dropping Ashes on the Buddha is a modern Zen classic, and his translations of Rilke and of the Book of Job have already been called definitive for our time.
Commentaries on Sri Aurobindo’s Thought, Volume 1 is the first of a 4 volume set which takes up a wide range of diverse topics bearing upon the work of Sri Aurobindo and aspects of the integral Yoga. This first volume consists of 101 brief articles illuminating questions such as the role of love, the psychic being, meditation and japa, spiritual communities, gurus, and insight on various forms of practice of yoga. The commentaries are insightful and cover an enormous range of questions that arise when a seeker takes up the practice of yoga for transformation of his life.