The Taoist Manual is an extensive, detailed guide to basic Taoist practice, helping the modern reader to develop a lifestyle based upon traditional Taoism. Individual chapters explain basic Taoist ideas and describe 200+ deities of the Taoist pantheon. The Taoist Manual then leads the reader in the creation of a working Taoist altar, and in exploring fundamental Taoist activities and culture. Finally, The Taoist Manual makes suggestions regarding Taoist pilgrimage sites and the further continuation of Taoist study. Beautifully illustrated with 175+ color images, and containing a detailed 3-year solar calendar of Taoist holidays, The Taoist Manual provides invaluable assistance to anyone interested in the practical application of traditional Taoism to modern, Western circumstances.Silvers, Brock is the author of 'Taoist Manual An Illustrated Guide Applying Taoism To Daily Life', published 0010 under ISBN 9780967794815 and ISBN 0967794811.