New Mahayana: Buddhism for a Post-Modern World

New Mahayana: Buddhism for a Post-Modern World

by Akizuki Ryomin
     
 

In 1959 Newsweek reported of a young Zen monk and scholar threatening to shake Japanese Buddhism out of its lethargy by publishing the "secret answers" to the koan. Though he never did take that step, Akizuki Ryomin did make good on his promise to devote himself to "breaking the formalism that constricts Zen and exposing the fake masters." Now, many years later, he…  See more details below

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In 1959 Newsweek reported of a young Zen monk and scholar threatening to shake Japanese Buddhism out of its lethargy by publishing the "secret answers" to the koan. Though he never did take that step, Akizuki Ryomin did make good on his promise to devote himself to "breaking the formalism that constricts Zen and exposing the fake masters." Now, many years later, he brings his ideas on reform together into a proclamation of a "New Mahayana.".

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780895819000
Publisher:
Jain Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Edition description:
JAIN PUBLISHING COMPANY
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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