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Tao Tsang
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(Pinyin: Dào Zàng), “Treasury of the Tao,” a canonical collection of Taoist texts (Canon: VIII). The standard 1926 edition (with several reprs.) is based on a 1445 printing of more than 5,300 scrolls (juan), with supplements added in 1607; it comprises almost 1,500 titles, including liturgical, historical, and philosophical texts.


N. Ōfuchi, “The formation of the Taoist Canon,” in: H. Welch & A. Seidel, eds., Facets of Taoism, 1979, 253–267

J.M. Boltz, “Taoist Literature,” EncRel (E) XIV, 1987, 317–329.

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Seiwert, Hubert, “Tao Tsang”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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