This sequel to his popular Tales From the Tao, which has been published in six versions and three languages, takes us further into the world of the ancient Taoist masters. Taoism is a 5,000 year old spiritual tradition from China. It has been a path of balance and harmony for the Chinese people up to modern times. Yet its teachings and truths work for Westerners just as well. In these modern times of fragmentation and societal disorder the teachings in these stories can give us a deeper perspective on the human journey. In its tales of cripples, magical birds, teaching dreams, eccentric teachers, and master butchers we can find much wisdom and advice on how to live out own lives here in the 21st Century. Solala Towler, author of the successful Tales From the Tao book, once again brings his wide knowledge of Taoism and his ability to take these 2,000 old stories and bring them into new life for modern readers. This volume contains 32 stories and over 50 photographs from his travels throughout China. The ancient philosophy of Taoism is a rich mine of teaching stories. The accessible and enlightening collection offers stories from the most celebrated Taoist masters, including Chuang Tzu, Lieh Tzu and quotations from Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching, as well as some of his own original stories inspired by the traditional teachings of Taoism.