Unlike most versions of the I Ching for English readers, Chang's book is a direct translation from the ancient Chinese, not an interpretation of an existing translation. Further, Chang delved into China's oldest dictionary, the 2,000 year old Shuowen Jiezi to create an English version as close to the original text as possible.
As a resident of Taipei, Taiwan, Chang is deeply connected to the culture that produced the I Ching three thousand years ago. As a retired engineer who frequently worked in English, he's also familiar with Western thought and attitudes.
His broad background, combined with his passion for the I Chin, Chang undertook 3 years of closed-door meditation to probe its insights. This has allowed him to bring the enduring wisdom and fascinating, dynamic structure of the Chinese classic to 21st century English readers.
Whether you're new to the I Ching, or a long-time aficionado, “Unveiling the Mystery of the I Ching” will keep you interested, guided a