The Tao is the ancient Chinese "Way" that has inspired numerous books, fromThe Tao of PhysicstoThe Tao of Sex. This book might be called "The Tao of Tao." In 142 brief meditative essays, the author uses simple language and natural imagery to express the essence of the wisdom that holds the key to success in every human endeavor. Liu I-ming (b. 1737) was a Taoist adept and a scholar of Buddhism and Confucianism. He is the author of commentaries on several Taoist classics that have been published in English, includingTheTaoist I Ching, also translated by Thomas Cleary.I-Ming, Lui is the author of 'Awakening to the Tao ', published 2006 under ISBN 9781590303443 and ISBN 159030344X.