The Koan: Texts and Contexts in Zen Buddhism / Edition 1

The Koan: Texts and Contexts in Zen Buddhism / Edition 1

by Steven Heine, Dale S. Wright
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195117492

ISBN-13: 9780195117493

Pub. Date: 03/01/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Koans are enigmatic spiritual formulas used for religious training in the Zen Buddhist tradition. Arguing that our understanding of the koan tradition has been severely limited, contributors to this collection examine previously unrecognized factors in the formation of this tradition, and highlight the rich complexity and diversity of koan practice and

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Koans are enigmatic spiritual formulas used for religious training in the Zen Buddhist tradition. Arguing that our understanding of the koan tradition has been severely limited, contributors to this collection examine previously unrecognized factors in the formation of this tradition, and highlight the rich complexity and diversity of koan practice and literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195117493
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 5.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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