1: Ancient Wisdom: A Chinese Calligrapher's Tale (Capital Discovery)

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9781931868242: 1: Ancient Wisdom: A Chinese Calligrapher's Tale (Capital Discovery)

For all seekers of truth and wisdom - modern calligrapher P.Zbar introduces us to the ancient wisdom of Chinese calligraphy in this spiritual tale of the scholar Chu Shui Hu . Calligraphy becomes his path of metamorphosis when he is sent away to the mountains of Zhongnan Shan to find the greatest secret of Chinese life. Thus begins Hu’s mystical journey into his own soul to gain deeper wisdom, to grow, and to unlock the secret powers of chi.

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About the Author:

PZBar is the pseudonym of Philip Z. Trupp, who has spent decades exploring the world, studying ancient languages, art, poetry, natural history, and Chinese calligraphy.

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"A delight for the eyes and a salve for the soul as well.” -- —Steve Blount, editorial director, World Publications

"Highly recommended for students of Eastern philosophy and Chinese wisdom...a unique and inspiring book." -- Wisconsin Bookwatch

The beautiful brushwork that accompanies the text illustrates the magical merging of ancient symbols, graceful skill, and spirit.” -- —Janell Cannon, creator of Stellaluna, Verdi, and Crickwing

“A ‘quiet’ read of subtle wisdom and delightful instruction on the calligrapher’s art." -- —Clarice Smith, The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park

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