From the publisher, Penguin / Tarcher:
The perfect book for readers who are interested
in Taoism and want a little daily inspiration. The Tao of Daily
Life combines ancient Eastern wisdom with practical application
- perfect for busy Western readers! Derek Lin, Taoist master and
expert in Eastern philosophy, brings his deep knowledge of this
time-honored Chinese spiritual thought system into the twenty-first
"There is one simple reason for the Tao to have
survived through the ages intact: it works," writes Lin. "The
principles of the Tao are extremely effective when applied to life.
The philosophy as a whole is nothing less than a practical, useful
guide to living life in a way that is smooth, peaceful, and full of
Using the powerful medium of stories and short
dharma talks, Lin illuminates the Taoist secrets and engages the
reader in their inherent wisdom. As a result, the reader of The Tao
of Daily Life will notice certain changes, including:
being more composed and more at ease in
being able to handle challenges and
difficulties with less effort and achieving better results;
experiencing greater power and clarity in all
areas of life.
The spiritual journey, as described by Derek Lin,
becomes the most worthwhile exploration anyone can take.