For those of us interested in the wisdom of the East, the Chinese language offers an endless selection of jewels that have waited thousands of years for us to discover.
This unique book leads us on a quest to examine some of the 5000 basic words in Chinese, and to find clues to the way they are drawn. The words reveal the messages that were planted there to help men in future generations deal with their lives. The journey into the wisdom of Chinese characters will take the reader back to a thousand years before the births of Lao-Tsu and the Buddha, so perhaps here are some of the clues to the oldest wisdom of the East. The book is comprised of an 18-day course. It is a step-by-step clear and concise guide to learn Chinese by reading a chapter a day and copying the characters over and over again.