Sunday, January 1, 2012

01/01-Dr Carol talks with Derek Lin

Derek Lin - Tao of Joy Every Day: 365 Days of Tao Living
Derek Lin is an award-winning, bestselling author in the Tao genre. His Tao Te Ching: Annotated & Explained is an original translation that not only sets a new standard for accuracy, but also has been lauded by critics as the first to faithfully capture the lyrical beauty of the original. His The Tao of Daily Life, a breakout Eastern wisdom bestseller, integrates Taoist stories with dharmic lessons for life in the modern world. His The Tao of Success reveals the secrets of the ancients to transform the self in order to live life to the utmost.

Derek was born in Taiwan and grew up with native fluency in both Chinese and English. His background lets him convey Eastern teachings to Western readers in a way that is clear, simple and completely authentic.

Derek serves as the Director of Tao Studies at the Great Tao Foundation of America in El Monte, California, where he is an active speaker and educator on the Tao Te Ching as well as Tao spirituality in general. He lectures in a free weekly seminar that anyone can listen to over the Internet at He is the only major author of the Tao to offer this level of access to the public.

Derek applies the Tao to his work everywhere, from the financial industry to cutting-edge technology. Working in such diverse fields has given him an outlook that integrates the wisdom of the ancients with the practical experience of reality todaya powerful, synergistic way of life he shares with everyone.

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