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by Benjamin Hoff

The how of Pooh? The Tao of who? The Tao of Pooh!?! In which it is revealed that one of the world's great Taoist masters isn't Chinese--or a venerable philosopher--but is in fact none other that that effortlessly calm, still, reflective bear. A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh!While Eeyore frets, and Piglet hesitates, and Rabbit calculates, and Owl pontificates, Pooh just is.

And that's a clue to the secret wisdom of the Taoists.

Download The Tao of Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh) epub
ISBN: 0525244581
ISBN13: 978-0525244585
Category: Literature
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Author: Benjamin Hoff
Language: English
Publisher: Dutton; Later Printing edition (April 30, 1982)
Pages: 176 pages
ePUB size: 1898 kb
FB2 size: 1537 kb
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 591
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This book saved my life! No really. When I read this book 12 years ago, I was able to quit heroin for good. And trust me when i say that I was an addict of the hopeless variety.
I was introduced to this book as required reading for my yoga training certification. Not only did I love the book, but have bought several as gifts since reading it. It was a very easy to read, light-hearted and humorous, yet also contained deep philosophical ideas. The writing style is unique and entertaining and it is the perfect blend of entertaining and thought provoking content. As someone new to the ideas of Taoism, this book helps illustrate the major tenants in plain "layman's terms" even I could understand. Would be a great book for the vacation reader as well as the scholar. I think this book is suitable for readers of all ages, there is something to be gained for nearly every audience. I do not practice Taoism, however, the lessons in this book are applicable to nearly everyone living in our busy modern world. Definitely a great addition to your permanent library, I highly recommend.
The Tao of Pooh was awesome. It really helped me be content with where I am in life at the moment. It stresses a release from ego and being in touch with the flow of the world. I am pretty new to the concept of Taoism, but the author presented it in an easy-to-follow way and put more emphasis on the philosophy part than the religious part.

One common criticism is that it comes off as anti-intellectual at times. I agree to an extent, but it is important to realize that being smart doesn't instantly make your life better. There is no end to the pursuit of knowledge, and while science is a crucial part of modern life, it isn't the key to happiness or a fulfilling life.
I would recommend this to anyone who feels like there is something missing in their life, or for those who struggle to be happy because of depression and/or anxiety.
Absolutely adorable books for someone who both loves children's literature and philosophy. These books are filled with delightful little insights into the motivations behind Pooh and his friends, comparing the id and the ego of Pooh and Piglet while drawing comparisons from literature and schools of thought throughout the world. If you're a lover of literature or just curious about why Pooh Bear does what he does, this is definitely an excellent addition to your collection!
I'm going through stage 4 cancer diagnosis shock and I find this book to be so comforting. Keep it simple and basic. Life is only as complicated as you let it become. I pick this up frequently to read and ground myself.
Zeus Wooden
A calm bear is a happy bear. There's a reason this is a classic. This is Tao for everyone, or at least for me.
I have gifted this book to so many. Such a wonderful read. Such a beautiful approach to life.
If you don't own this book.. buy 10 of them, because after you read it, you'll be giving it away to everyone.