Historical wood-block print of Laozi.

Laozi is the name of the foundational text of Daoist philosophy and religion. The name “Laozi” also refers to the supposed author of that text.

Laozi, a book also known as The Way and Its Power (Daodejing, Tao te ching) or The Book of Five-Thousand Characters (because it contains a little more than that number of Chinese characters), refers to the text that set forth

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:43-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Biography, Religion, Values and Worldview|Comments Off on Laozi (Lǎozǐ 老子)|Lǎozǐ 老子 (Laozi)

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