Chongyang’s Compilation of the Complete Perfection

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Written by Wang Chongyang of the Jin dynasty, Chongyang's Compilation of the Complete Perfection ( 重陽全真集 Chongyang Quanzhen Ji ) has 13 volumes. It is an anthology of Wang Chongyang's poems, mainly composed of those expressing one's feelings or presented for social intercourse. It later became a feature of the Complete Perfection Tradition ( 全真道 Quanzhen Dao ) to state one's will and propagate Daoist teachings with poems. This compilation is important literature for the study of the life and ideas of Wang Chongyang, the founder of the Complete Perfection Tradition. It is contained in the Supreme Peace Section ( 太平部 Taiping Bu ) of the Daoist Canon of the Zhengtong Era ( 正統道藏 Zhengtong Daozang ).