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Author QuotedTung-pin Lü
Title QuotedSecret of the golden flower : a Chinese book of life. / Tung-pin Lü ; transl. and expl. by Richard Wilhelm ; with a forew. and comment. by C.G. Jung ; and a part of the Chinese meditation text The book of consciousness and life
Date (Year/Month/Day)1959/11/16
ImprintNew York : Harcourt. Brace & World, [1962]
QuotationHow is the Jung biography coming along? I was in the hospital lately and read there The Secret of the Golden Flower [eighth-century Chinese work for which Jung had written a foreword and commentary], which is a beautiful and wise book, and highly civilized.
Quotation SourceThe Courage for Truth: Letters of Thomas Merton to Writers.; Selected and edited by Christine M. Bochen. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1993, p. 99
Letter toHelen Wolff
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