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Two Zen Classics

Mumonkan and Hekiganroku
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Koan, Yuanwu,, General, 1183-1260., Philosophy, Wumen guan, Buddhism - General, Huikai,, Huikai, Yuanwu, 1183-1260, 1063-1135, 1063-1135., Bi y
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The two works translated in this book, Mumonkan (The Gateless Gate) and Hekiganroku (The Blue Cliff Record), both compiled during the Song dynasty in China, are the best known and most frequently studied koan collections, and are classics of Zen literature.

They are still used today in a variety of practice lineages, from traditional zendos to 5/5(20). Very good translation of the two main Classics Gateless Gate (wumenguan) and Blue Cliff Record (biyan lu).

Be advised that since the translator was Japanese, all the names of the patriarchs and figures in the cases are in Japanese (therefore the book refers to the texts as mumonkan and hekiganroku, which are the Japanese pronunciations of the same Chinese terms/5.

The strange verbal paradoxes called koans have been used in Zen training to help students attain a direct realization of truths inexpressible in words. The two works translated in this book, Mumonkan (Gateless Gate) and Hekiganroku (Blue Cliff Record), both compiled during the Song dynasty in China, are the best known and most frequently studied koan collections, and are classics of Zen /5(7).

The two works translated in this book, Mumonkan (The Gateless Gate) and Hekiganroku (The Blue Cliff Record), both compiled during the Song dynasty in China, are the best known and most frequently studied koan collections, and are classics of Zen literature. They are still used today in a variety of practice lineages, from traditional zendos to.

The strange verbal paradoxes called koans have been used in Zen training to help students attain a direct realization of truths inexpressible in words. The two works translated in this book, Mumonkan (Gateless Gate) and Hekiganroku (Blue Cliff Record), both compiled during the Song dynasty in China, are the best known and most frequently studied koan collections, and are classics of Zen 4/5(1).

: Two Zen Classics: Mumonkan and Hekiganroku: Stated FIRST EDITION. Translation with commentary of two of the most famous Zen koans. Includes index and Dharma lineages. Cobalt blue cloth over boards is pristine, with brilliant gilt on spine. Binding is strong. Inside pages are clean; a few pages are lightly creased starting at pg Book Edition: 1st Edition.

The two works translated in this book,Mumonkan(Gateless Gate) and Hekiganroku(Blue Cliff Record),both compiled during the Song dynasty in China, are the best known and most frequently studied koan collections, and are classics of Zen literature.

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The two works translated in this book, Mumonkan (The Gateless Gate) and Hekiganroku (The Blue Cliff Record), both compiled during the Song dynasty in China, are the best known and most frequently studied koan collections, and are classics of Zen literature.

They are still used today in a variety of practice lineages, from traditional zendos to 5/5(17). The two works translated in this book, Mumonkan (Gateless Gate) and Hekiganroku (Blue Cliff Record), both compiled during the Song dynasty in China, are the best known and most frequently studied koan collections, and are classics of Zen Range: $ - $1, The two works translated in this book, "Mumonkan "("The Gateless Gate ") and "Hekiganroku (The Blue Cliff Record)," both compiled during the Song dynasty in China, are the best known and most frequently studied koan collections, and are classics of Zen literature.

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They are still used today in a variety of practice lineages, from traditional zendos to Brand: Shambhala. It makes available for the first time his complete commentaries on the Gateless Gate, one of the most important and beloved of all Zen texts, as well as on koans from the Blue Rock Annals and the Book of Equanimity.

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Volume Two of Classics of Buddhism and Zen contains teachings predominantly from the Japanese Zen tradition including the writings of Dogen, the founder and most venerated master of Japanese Zen. Also included is a translation of the Carya-Gita, a collection of the teachings of famous tantric masters who lived during the illustrious Pala dynasty of old Bengal—a text with/5.

The two works translated in this book, Mumonkan (The Gateless Gate) and Hekiganroku (The Blue Cliff Record), both compiled during the Song dynasty in China, are the best known and most frequently studied koan collections, and are classics of Zen literature.

Genre/Form: Koans: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Two Zen classics. New York: Weatherhill, (OCoLC) Named Person: Huikai; Yuanwu. Volume Two of Classics of Buddhism and Zen contains teachings predominantly from the Japanese Zen tradition including the writings of Dogen, the founder and most venerated master of Japanese Zen.

Also included is a translation of the Carya-Gita, a collection of the teachings of famous tantric masters who lived during the illustrious Pala. out of 5 stars Two Zen Classics is an essential text of those studying Zen Buddhism. Reviewed in the United States on 22 July Verified Purchase.

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[Kazuki Sekida; A V Grimstone; Huikai; Yuanwu;] -- The strange verbal paradoxes called koans have been used traditionally in Zen training to help students attain a direct realization of truths inexpressible in words. The two works translated in this. Volume Two of Classics of Buddhism and Zen contains teachings predominantly from the Japanese Zen tradition including the writings of Dogen, the founder and most venerated master of Japanese Zen.

Also included is a translation of the Carya-Gita, a collection of the teachings of famous tantric masters who lived during the illustrious Pala dynasty of old Bengal—a text with striking parallels. The two works translated in this book, Mumonkan (The Gateless Gate) and Hekiganroku (The Blue Cliff Record), both compiled during the Song dynasty in China, are the best known and most frequently studied koan collections, and are classics of Zen literature.

They are still used today in a variety of practice lineages, from traditional zendos to Brand: Shambhala. Volume Three of Classics of Buddhism and Zen contains translations of works by the key figures of Zen, including the Japanese master Dogen; Chinul, the twelfth-century Korean master; and Hakuin, founder of the Rinzai school.

Also included are selections from the Prajnaparamita, or "Perfection of Wisdom" sutras, a key source of the Zen tradition. The volume includes:Pages: The role of scripture in Zen.

Contrary to the popular image, literature does play a role in the Zen-training. Unsui, Zen-monks, "are expected to become familiar with the classics of the Zen canon".

A review of the early historical documents and literature of early Zen masters clearly reveals that they were well versed in numerous Mahāyāna Buddhist sūtras. Fee Download Two Zen Classics (Mumonkan and Hekiganroku)From Weatherhill.

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Also included is a translation of the Carya-Gita, a collection of the teachings of famous tantric masters who lived during the illustrious Pala dynasty of old Bengal—a text with striking parallels.

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