Journal of Daoist Studies

Vol. 16 (2023) is now available.

This volume contains: Katerina Gajdosova -- Being One with Dao: The Emergent Notion of Freedom in Early Chinese Cosmological Texts; Christina Panera -- Embodying Heaven: The Ancient Philosophy of Dance in China; Qianqian Wei -- Virtue and Its Traces: Guo Xiang’s Commentary on the Legendary Sage-Kings in the Zhuangzi; Xin Shirley Yang -- Transcendence in Xi Kang’s Poetry; Massimo Izzo -- The Origin of The Secret of the Golden Flower: Sources and Translations; Taliesin Thomas-- Explosion into Emptiness: Daoist Reverberations in the Art of Cai Guo-Qiang; Jin Young Lim -- Taijiquan: A Daoist Contemplative Practice as a Model of Holistic Education
ALSO: Roger Jahnke -- Embodied Sciences of the Ancients: The Self as Laboratory; Solala Towler -- Tea Mind: Living the Way of Tea; Shuen-fu Lin -- Cultivating the Flood-like Qi; Jeffrey W. Dippmann -- Daoist Women’s Experience: Through the Lens of Victor Turner; Mark Saltveit -- Happy Fish, Blind Men, and an Elephant

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Description: The Journal of Daoist Studies (JDS) is an annual publication dedicated to the scholarly exploration of Daoism in all its different dimensions. Each issue has three main parts: Academic Articles on history, philosophy, art, society, and more (limit 8,500 words); Forum on Contemporary Practice on issues of current activities both in China and other parts of the world (limit 5000 words); and News of the Field, presenting publications, dissertations, conferences, and websites.

Submissions: To make a submission, please contact us at [email protected]. Articles are reviewed by two anonymous readers and accepted after approval. A model file with editorial instructions is available upon request. Deadline for articles is September 1 for publication in February of the following year.

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