I Ching/ Yijing (was Re: musicalexemes (was Re: Interesting Words)
|From:||J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>|
|Date:||Friday, November 9, 2001, 6:28|
In a message dated 07.11.2001 08:42:47 AM, annis@BIOSTAT.WISC.EDU writes:
>People of course use this as a fortune telling system, and
>some people insist it should be a meditation or thinking tool. In any
>case, the Yijing permeates Chinese thought.
One may even argue it is the very Cornerstone of all educated Chinese
culture! (That everything else that came after it - the Tao Te
Ching/Daodejing, The Art of War, etc. - is just elaborations based on the
Oracle - the Book of Changes).
> I even study a martial
>art that uses the Yijing as an approach to fighting.