Laozi (or Lao Tzu) is the founder of Daoism and the reputed author of Dao De Jing. Based on available historical records, Laozi’s philosophy is closely connected with three ancient books, namely Lian Shan written in the Xia Dynasty, Gui Cang in the Yin Dynasty and the Book of Changes in the Zhou Dynasty. Laozi’s surname is Li. His given name is Er, …
Lao Zi was a great philosopher, thinker, educator, and the founder of the Daoist school of thought in ancient China.
“Dao,” frequently written as “Tao,” literally means “The Way,” “The Great Ultimate,” or “The Secret of the Universe.”