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Blofeld, John 1913-1987

Overview
Works: 119 works in 649 publications in 10 languages and 9,367 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  History  Religious films  Nonfiction films  Sacred books 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Consultant, Performer
Classifications: BL1920,
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Most widely held works by John Blofeld
I ching : the book of change ; a new translation of the ancient Chinese text with detailed instructions for its practical use in divination by John Blofeld( Book )

87 editions published between 1965 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of the I ching has been especially prepared for practical use in divination
Taoism : the road to immortality by John Blofeld( Book )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces Taoism and its spiritual teachings
Bangkok by John Blofeld( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in 5 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of Bangkok and describes the city and its people today
The Tantric mysticism of Tibet; a practical guide by John Blofeld( Book )

34 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chinese art of tea by John Blofeld( Book )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'art chinois du thé, le ch'a-shu, à travers légendes et anecdotes. Des indications pratiques pour acheter et déguster des thés raffinés et connaître les accessoires en céramiques qui rehaussent le plaisir du thé complètent ce livre
Bodhisattva of compassion : the mystical tradition of Kuan Yin by John Blofeld( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret and sublime: Taoist mysteries and magic by John Blofeld( Book )

22 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in 7 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ayant lui-même fait des séjours dans les monastères taoïstes, l'auteur retrace l'histoire de la vieille sagesse orientale antérieure même à Lao-tseu qui en est la figure dominante. Insistant sur la notion d'immortalité au coeur de l'enseignement taoïste, il donne une description du yoga alchimique en huit étapes orienté précisément vers cette finalité spirituelle. Réédition 1977
Beyond the gods : Taoist and Buddhist mysticism by John Blofeld( Book )

12 editions published in 1974 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Zen teaching of Hui Hai on sudden illumination : being the teaching of the Zen master Hui Hai, known as the Great Pearl by Huihai( Book )

22 editions published between 1962 and 1979 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mantras : sacred words of power by John Blofeld( Book )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The jewel in the lotus : an outline of present day Buddhism in China by John Blofeld( Book )

19 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yi jing. (The Book of Change)( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of lingering splendor : a frank account of old Peking's exotic pleasures by John Blofeld( Book )

20 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author spent many years in China, particularly Peking, where he came to know the language and people well. He became intimate with all sorts of colourful people - silk-clad scholars, Buddhist monks, Taoist sages, actors, countless other strange and delectable dishes
Gateway to wisdom : Taoist and Buddhist contemplative and healing yogas adapted for Western students of the way by John Blofeld( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taoism( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With scenes of contemporary China as a background, author John Blofeld gives the essence of Taoism and explains its importance in developing the Chinese character
Compassion yoga : the mystical cult of Kuan Yin by John Blofeld( Book )

9 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Zen teaching of Huang Po on the transmission of mind; being the teaching of the Zen master Huang Po as recorded by the scholar Pʻei Hsiu of the Tʻang dynasty by Huangbo( Book )

25 editions published between 1958 and 1994 in English and German and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A complete translation of the Huang Po Chuʻan [i.e. Chʻuan] hsiu [i. e. hsin] fa yao, including the previously unpublished Wan Ling record containing dialogues, sermons and anecdotes."
The way of power: a practical guide to the Tantric mysticism of Tibet by John Blofeld( Book )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mahayana Buddhism in Southeast Asia by John Blofeld( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red China in perspective by John Blofeld( Book )

9 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Bodhisattva of compassion : the mystical tradition of Kuan Yin
Alternative Names
Blofeld, J. E. C. 1913-

Blofeld, J. E. C. (John Eaton Calthorpe), 1913-

Blofeld John

Blofeld, John 1913-

Blofeld, John 1913-1987

Blofeld, John E.

Blofeld, John E. 1913-1987

Blofeld, John Eaton Calthorpe

Blofeld, John Eaton Calthorpe 1913-

Blofeld, John Eaton Calthorpe 1913-1987

Calthorpe Blofeld, John E. 1913-1987

Ch′an Chu

Ch'an, Chu

Chʻan, Chu 1913-

Chʻan, Chu 1913-1987

Chu Ch′an

Chu, Ch'an

Chu, Chʻan 1913-

Chu, Chʻan 1913-1987

Eaton Calthorpe Blofeld, John 1913-1987

John Blofeld British writer

Pʻu-le-tao 1913-

Pʻu-le-tao 1913-1987

Pu, Ledao 1913-1987

Western Buddhist 1913-

ブロフェルド, ジョン

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Taoism : the road to immortalityThe Tantric mysticism of Tibet; a practical guideThe Chinese art of teaBodhisattva of compassion : the mystical tradition of Kuan YinBeyond the gods : Taoist and Buddhist mysticismMantras : sacred words of powerThe jewel in the lotus : an outline of present day Buddhism in ChinaCity of lingering splendor : a frank account of old Peking's exotic pleasuresThe Zen teaching of Huang Po on the transmission of mind; being the teaching of the Zen master Huang Po as recorded by the scholar Pʻei Hsiu of the Tʻang dynasty