"To become enlightened, the transformation has to come from within yourself." Adeline Yen Mah became known to millions of readers worldwide through her first book, Falling Leaves. They will welcome this stimulating, personal interpretation of Chinese wisdom and beliefs. "Chinese thought, if properly translated, can be of interest to Western minds." Through her conversations with her grandfather and her aunt, through her knowledge of Chinese traditions and history, Adeline Yen Mah brings to western readers an easy understanding of eastern wisdom and philosophy. She shows us how those in the west can benefit from the teachings of the east. "The most precious gift we can leave our children is not money, but knowledge."