Zen Buddhism

Zen Buddhism

Beliefs and Practices

Paperback - 2005
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Informed by almost two decades of dialogue, research and teaching, this book refutes the mistaken premise that Zen Buddhism is more suited to people who lived years ago. Beginning with the annotated "ox path" pictures, the gradual development of the wayward mind away from aimless wandering and towards Buddhahood is depicted and examined. Ever mindful of the legacy of India, the life and teaching of Sakyamuni Buddha are revisited as are the scriptures themselves. At every point, this book presents Zen Buddhism, not as some esoteric mystery cult, accessible only to the eastern mind, but in an animated, meaningful manner that demonstrates its purpose and function in today's world.
Publisher: Brighton ; Portland, Or. : Sussex Academic Press, 2005.
ISBN: 9781902210421
1902210425
Branch Call Number: 294.3927
Characteristics: ix, 171 p. : ill., 22 cm.

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