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Edge of spiritual wisdomA poignant uote from the bookBy acting as an example of Taoist virtue the Dude eminds us that even though eligions may no longer make sense of the world and that modern academia suggests that there is no longer make sense of the world and that modern academia suggests that there is no truth perhaps there is still an ethical bedrock upon which we can est our bones A fun ead A modern Dude twist on a great literary work that teaches the philosophical
of Taoism I how the original version is also included to help in comparing how we see life now I found this book enjoyable and inspiring And I Often Re Read I often e ead when mood hits MH Lopez Ordained Dudeist Minister since 2014 I don t necessarily agree with the pairings of Dudeism koans with the Tao but it is entertaining and thought provoking Not only that it contains the Tao though now I am hungry to see other translations and transliterations I didnt stumble on this book I went looking for it like I imagine most people that ead it do if you are a dudeist I would say its essential eading if you e a taoist it s a bit of fun if you e neither you probably wont get much out of it either way I enjoyed it a lot and would ecommend it to anyone that has interest in eading it For fans of The Big Lebowski who want a deeper and philosophical view of The Meaning of the Dude It s not just about bowling ugs and White Russians Plus for those who like the Tao te Ching This book provides the Tao alongside the Dudeist version of the same verses However there is eal power and good sense to be found in the Notes for each verse. On of the Tao Te Ching and new illustrationsThis funny and inspiring book of spiritual lessons will help you take it easy and abide in the face of any gutterballs that are thrown your wayEach verse is followed by the original verse from the Tao Te Ching to. For those looking for a lifestyle that goes with the flow you can t beat thisVirtues Of Taoism I
Lots of F like the movie t beat this guide Lots of F words like the movie be offputting to delicate sensibilities Disclosure I m an ordained Dudeist Priest so I dig this stuff The Dude De Ching by Oliver Benjamin is a emarkable work Benjamin has endered erstwhile esoteric concepts accessible to all He presents the Tao on three levels The Dude The Tao and Oliver Benjamin Even if you ve never watched the movie The Big Lebowski The Dude will enlighten you Even if you ve not ead the Toa Te Ching you will see that this work stands on its own Benjamin intertwines popular culture and ancient wisdom to brilliant effect His commentary essays are wide anging and informative tying it all together like the ight ug will do for a oom As an ordained Dudeist priest I already knew I would like this book What I didn t know is that eading it when I m having a bad anxiety day would soothe and untangle my nerves I m no psychologist and I m sure this wouldn t work for everyone but it s a very calming book If you are in to either Dudeism or Taoism this is a great book which gives a new slant on the Tao Te Ching Although I have ead the Tao Te Ching many times I found this version very efreshing and particularly enjoyed the commentaries It is nice to have a copy of the The Tao Te Ching again The Dudeism passages are interesting but would most likely draw nonplussed looks of confusion from those not familiar with the Lebowski source material Overall a pleasant book for Dudeists and fans of the film. Help show the similarity between Dudeism and TaoismDudeism is an authentic eligion with nearly 400000 ordained Dudeist Priests It is inspired mainly by Taoism and the Coen Brothers' 1998 film The Big LebowskiPlease visit Dudeism at dudeismcom to find out. Well crafted translation and discussion combination for modern elevanceGuide Lots Of F
Contains both Daoist and Dudeist verses Kudos to the author for the interpritive sections I like how the useboth Daoist and Dudeist verses Kudos to the author for the interpritive sections I like how the use Daoist and Dudeist verses Kudos to the author for
interpritive sections I like how the use eferences empowers the explanatory sections to speak to current Recommended Super awesome insight into this amazing system of belief Give it a goOr don tEIther way live an awesome life Dude I eally enjoyed this book it is deeply spiritual and yet worldly i love the way it combines the most serious of matters with humour Of course you have to enjoy the Big Lebowski and get its subtle or not so subtle eflectionsI thoroughly enjoyed the format the use of the Dude language first and then a formal translation on each of the 81 verses of the Tao followed by a longish yet very insightful eflection I thought i would ace enthusiastically through this work as i did Oliver s other book The Abide Guide but it eally benefits from slow savouring In my opinion Oliver is a eal sage for our time i have ead hundreds of spiritual books but this eally does pull everything together I would ecommend it to all serious students of eligion official or otherwise who are not uptight or too everent Not for those easily offended but for those sincerely searching This book eally ties the Dudeist Taoist oom together especially for our modern timeIt will guide the casual Lebowski fan to the deeper Dude within A much deeper ead than I expected yet full of sharp wit and humor lest we get very un dude dudeOliver Benjamin is a gifted writer with a broad knowl. NOTE This is a new annotated version of the Dudeist classic containing 81 essays explaining each verseThe Dude De Ching is an interpretation of the Tao Te Ching for followers of Dudeism This is a brand new version completely e written with a new translati.the interpritive sections I like how the use eferences empowers the explanatory sections to speak to current