Daniel Reid


Daniel Reid
Daniel P. Reid in Shigatse - Sept 2009

Daniel P. Reid, born in 1948 in San Francisco, California, is a noted writer specializing in Eastern philosophy, herbal medicine, and natural organic healing. He has authored many books and articles on Asian traditional medicine and self-healing methods.[1] Reid also directs detoxification programs with his Taiwanese wife Snow, in Dali, Yunnan, China.

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Early years

Daniel Reid spent his childhood in East Africa. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in East Asian studies at the University of California, Berkeley in 1970, and a Masters of Arts degree in Chinese Language and Civilization at the Monterey Institute of International Studies in 1973.

Taiwan

After graduation, Reid moved to Taiwan, where he lived 16 years studying and writing about various aspects of traditional Chinese culture, focusing particularly on Chinese medicine and ancient Taoist health and longevity systems.

Australia

In 1999, Reid immigrated with his wife Snow to the Byron Bay region of Australia. In 2008, Reid relocated to Dali, Yunnan, China and now lives between China and his home in Byron Bay.

Books

  • 1. The Tao of Health, Sex & Longevity. Simon & Schuster, New York & London, 1989).
  • 2. The Tao of Detox (Inner Traditions, USA, 2006)
  • 3. The Tao of Detox (Simon & Schuster, UK/Europe, 2006)
  • 4. Chi-Gung: Harnessing the Power of the Universe (Shambhala/Simon & Schuster, 1998)
  • 5. Guide to Traditional Chinese Medicine (Shambhala, USA, 1996)
  • 6. Handbook of Chinese Healing Herbs (Simon & Schuster/Shambhala 1995)
  • 7. The Complete Book of Chinese Health and Healing: Guarding the Three Treasures (Shambhala, USA 1994)
  • 8. Guarding the Three Treasures: the Chinese Way of Health (Simon & Schuster, London, 1993)
  • 9. Guide to Koh Samui & Environs (Asia Books, Bangkok, 1992)
  • 10. Insight Guide: East Asia (Guide Book Company, Hong Kong, 1987)
  • 11. Welcome to Taiwan (Waiviata, Australia, 1987)
  • 12. Dragon Mountain (Novel, Tuttle, Vermont, 2006)
  • 13. Perspectives on Taiwan (Hilit, Taipei, 1986)
  • 14. Images of Taiwan (Hong Kong Publishing, Hong Kong, 1984)
  • 15. Insight Guide: Taiwan (APA Publications, Hong Kong, 1984)
  • 16. Complete Chinese Cookbook (Lansdowne, Australia 1982)
  • 17. Complete Guide to China (CFW, Hong Kong, 1981)
  • 18. Chinese Mini-Cookbook Series: Chinese Homestyle Cuisine. (Periplus, Singapore, 2005) (Simon & Schuster, - UK/Europe)
  • 19. Chi-Gung: Harnessing the Power of the Universe (Shambhala/Simon & Schuster, 1998)
  • 20. Guide to Traditional Chinese Medicine (Shambhala, USA 1996)
  • 21. Handbook of Chinese Healing Herbs (Simon & Schuster/Shambhala 1995)
  • 22. The Complete Book of Chinese Health and Healing: Guarding the Three Treasures (Shambhala, USA 1994)
  • 23. Guarding the Three Treasures: the Chinese Way of Health (Simon & Schuster, London, 1993)
  • 24. Guide to Koh Samui & Environs (Asia Books, Bangkok, 1992)
  • 25. Insight Guide: East Asia (Guide Book Company, Hong Kong, 1987)
  • 26. Welcome to Taiwan (Waiviata, Australia, 1987)
  • 27. Dragon Mountain (Novel, Tuttle, Vermont, 2006)
  • 28. Perspectives on Taiwan (Hilit, Taipei, 1986)
  • 29. Images of Taiwan (Hong Kong Publishing, Hong Kong, 1984)
  • 30. Insight Guide: Taiwan (APA Publications, Hong Kong, 1984)
  • 31. Complete Chinese Cookbook (Lansdowne, Australia 1982)
  • 32. Complete Guide to China (CFW, Hong Kong, 1981)
  • 33. "My Journey in Mystic China: Old Pu's Travel Diary" - An Englishman's Memoirs of China by John Blofeld translated from the Chinese by Daniel Reid. Inner Traditions, Vermont, USA, 2008).

External links

References

  1. ^ Towler, Solala (Summer 1996). Taoism, Chinese Medicine and The New Alchemy. A conversation with Daniel Reid. The Empty Vessel: A Journal of Contemporary Taoism. 

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