Classics of Buddhism and Zen

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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.

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The Sutra of Hui-neng: Grand Master of Zen
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Overview

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:

The Sutra of Hui-neng: Grand Master of Zen
Hui-neng was the sixth patriarch of Chinese Zen. His teachings are characterized by their striking immediacy and by their concern with direct insight into the essential nature of awareness. The Sutra of Hui-neng is accompanied by Hui-neng's own commentary on the Diamond Sutra .

Dream Conversations on Buddhism and Zen
A collection of a renowned Japanese masters' written replies to questions about the true nature of Zen.

Kensho: The Heart of Zen
Included here are some of the important texts focusing on the profound subtleties of this essential Zen awakening and the methods used in its realization.

Rational Zen: The Mind of Dogen Zenji
Contains selections from Dogen's two masterworks, Shobogenzo and Eihei Koruko . Cleary's commentary and compendium of authentic source materials enhance the reader's insight into Dogen's methods.

Zen and the Art of Insight
Thomas Cleary has gathered key selections from throughout the Prajnaparamita literature, accompanying each selection with commentary, to present the key teachings as exercises in learning freedom.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590302200
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/12/2005
  • Pages: 720
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.45 (d)

Table of Contents

The Dhammapada: Sayings of Buddha
Introduction: Journey to the Magic City 3
The Dhammapada 7
The Buddhist I Ching
Introduction 95
Using The Buddhist I Ching 109
The Buddhist I Ching 111
Key for Identifying the Hexagrams 377
Stopping and Seeing: A Comprehensive Course in Buddhist Meditation
Introduction 381
Stopping and Seeing 385
Glossary of Technical Terms 512
Entry Into the Inconceivable: An Introduction to Hua-yen Buddhism
Preface 529
Introduction 531
Translations 571
Appendix Highlights of the Hua-yen Scripture 697
Notes 731
Buddhist Yoga: A Comprehensive Course
Preface 749
1 Introduction 753
2 Characteristics of Ultimate Truth 755
3 Characteristics of Mind, Intellect, and Consciousness 766
4 Characteristics of All Phenomena 769
5 Essencelessness 772
6 Analyzing Yoga 784
7 The Transendent Ways of the Stages 805
8 Deeds of the Enlightened 822
Notes 833
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