Definitions for "Tao Te Ching"
Keywords:  tzu, lao, virtue, chinese, scriptures
(Chinese) "Classic of the Way of Life", 81 stanza poem on the infinite universe and its order on the path to human happiness by Lao Tzu.
"The Way and Its Power;" one of the primary scriptural texts of Taoism.
The foundational book of Taoism, supposedly written by Lao Tzu. It is a short collection detailing the basic tenents of Taoism. According to a common story, Lao Tzu wrote it before leaving China for Tibet. A border guard who realized the importance of Lao Tzu begged him not to leave without passing on his wisdom.
Keywords:  zhing, dao, see
see Dao De Zhing.