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Five Houses Of Zen

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Five Houses Of Zen by Thomas Cleary
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These writings from the Golden Age of Zen in China - the 9th and 10th centuries - are some of the key teachings of the Five Houses of Zen, by some of the masters in Zen history. This collection includes: poetry from the "Cascade Collection", sayings from "The Essential Method of Transmission of Mind", the sayings of Pai-chang (such as "a day without work, a day without food");Sun-chi's discussion of the circular symbol in Zen teaching; the admonitions of Kuei-shan; and Yung-Ming's teachings on concentration and insight - two basic aspects of Zen meditation.

Author Biography

Thomas Cleary holds a PhD in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University and a JD from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law. He is the translator of over fifty volumes of Buddhist, Taoist, Confucian, and Islamic texts from Sanskrit, Chinese, Japanese, Pali, and Arabic.
Release date NZ
June 20th, 1997
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Shambhala Publications Inc
Pages
167
Dimensions
152x229x11
ISBN-13
9781570622922
Product ID
2064630

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