How Zen Became Zen: The Dispute over Enlightenment and the Formation of Chan Buddhism in Song- Dynasty China

How Zen Became Zen: The Dispute over Enlightenment and the Formation of Chan Buddhism in Song- Dynasty China

by Morten Schlutter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824832558

ISBN-13: 9780824832551

Pub. Date: 07/31/2008

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824832551
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
07/31/2008
Edition description:
New
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Conventions     ix
Introduction     1
Chan Buddhism in the Song: Some Background     13
The Chan School and the Song State     31
Procreation and Patronage in the Song Chan School     55
A New Chan Tradition: The Reinvention of the Caodong Lineage in the Song     78
A Dog Has No Buddha-Nature: Kanhua Chan and Dahui Zonggao's Attacks on Silent Illumination     104
The Caodong Tradition as the Target of Attacks by the Linji Tradition     122
Silent Illumination and the Caodong Tradition     144
Conclusion     175
Notes     183
Caodong Lineage     236
Linji Lineage     237
Glossary     239
Bibliography     251
Index     277

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