Classics of Buddhism and Zen: The Collected Translations of Thomas Cleary

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Volume Five of Classics of Buddhism and Zen represents the broad spectrum of Cleary's interest in Buddhism—from Buddhist yoga and the Chinese Buddhist perspective on the I Ching to the most basic and universally loved of the Buddhist sutras, the Dhammapada.

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Dhammapada: The Sayings of Buddha
The famous collection of 423 ...

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Overview

Volume Five of Classics of Buddhism and Zen represents the broad spectrum of Cleary's interest in Buddhism—from Buddhist yoga and the Chinese Buddhist perspective on the I Ching to the most basic and universally loved of the Buddhist sutras, the Dhammapada.

The volume includes:

Dhammapada: The Sayings of Buddha
The famous collection of 423 verses of Buddhist wisdom that has been profoundly influential in every Buddhist school.

The Buddhist I Ching
The translation included in this volume is the only full-length interpretation of the I Ching by a Chinese Buddhist meditation master.

Stopping and Seeing: A Comprehensive Course in Buddhist Meditation
A monumental work written by sixth-century Buddhist master Chi-i. One of the most comprehensive manuals written on these two essential points of Buddhist meditation.

Entry into the Inconceivable: An Introduction to Hua-yen Buddhism
An introduction to the philosophy of the Hua-yen school of Buddhism, one of the cornerstones of East Asian Buddhist thought.

Buddhist Yoga: A Comprehensive Course
A landmark translation of the classical sourcebook of Buddhist yoga, the Sandhinirmochana-sutra, or "Scripture Unlocking the Mysteries," a revered text of the school of Buddhism known as Vijnanavada or Yogachara.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590302187
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/12/2005
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 828,107
  • Product dimensions: 6.01 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 1.28 (d)

Table of Contents

Zen Lessons
Introduction 3
Notes on Sources 9
Zen Lessons 11
Zen Essence
Introduction 127
Notes on Sources 131
Zen Master Mazu 133
Zen Master Dazhu 135
Zen Master Linji 136
Zen Master Yangshan 141
Zen Master Fayan 143
Zen Master Fenyang 146
Zen Master Xuedou 148
Zen Master Huanglong 150
Zen Master Yangqi 153
Zen Master Wuzu 155
Zen Master Yuanwu 157
Zen Master Foyan 170
Zen Master Dahui 181
Zen Master Hongzhi 188
Zen Master Ying-an 192
Zen Master Mi-an 200
Zen Master Xiatang 202
Zen Master Yuansou 204
Afterword: Reflections on the Science of Freedom 208
The Five Houses of Zen
Introduction 247
The House of Kuei-Yang 257
The House of Lin-chi 287
The House of Ts'ao-Tung 307
The House of Yun-men 335
The House of Fa-yen 353
Glossary 379
Further Readings 389
Minding Mind
Introduction 393
Chan Master Hongren: Treatise on the Supreme Vehicle 399
Chan Master Cijiao of Changlu: Models for Sitting Meditation 409
Chan Master Foxin Bencai: Guidelines for Sitting Meditation 412
Zen Master Dogen: A Generally Recommended Mode of Sitting Meditation 414
Son Master Chinul: Secrets of Cultivating the Mind 417
Zen Master Ejo: Absorption in the Treasury of Light 436
Man-an: An Elementary Talk on Zen 457
Notes 475
Instant Zen
Introduction 495
Zen Lectures 507
Notes 575
Appendix Song of Trusting the Heart 589
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