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7 essential Eastern philosophy books

Discover the holistic and all-encompassing philosophies of the ancient East.

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  • Taoist philosophy teaches its adherents the paradoxical action of non-action.
  • Over three thousand years ago, the I Ching conceptualized binary code and influenced major asian religions
  • Ram Dass and Herman Hesse synthesized western scientific and philosophic views with traditional eastern religions to inform their teachings.
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