By Wang Bing (Tang Dynasty)
Translated by Wu Liansheng & Wu Qi
Trade Paperback Book
Compiled roughly two thousand years ago, this great masterpiece forms the theoretical basis of Traditonal Chinese Medicine. As TCM’s history developed over the millennia, nearly all significant medical works benefited from the enlightenment of this unparalleled book. Covering not only medicine but also philosophy, sociology, anthropology, military strategy, mathematics, astronomy, meteorology, ecology, The book demonstrates that even in ancient times, people accomplished scientific achievements that are applicable, relevant. and innovative even in modern times.. This book of Wang Bing (Tang Dynasty)’s compilation of the Nei Jing Su Wen Ling Shu includes Wang Bing’s preface, the Su Wen (Plain Questions) in 81 chapters, and the Ling Shu (Spiritual Pivot) in 81 chapters. Thought its translation is not as great as expected as some readers argued, the work no doubt should be of great use to students and practitioners alike. The juxtaposition of Chinese and English text simplifies the task of readers who wish to verify or compare an English word selection with a Chinese character.