The Recorded Sayings of Zen Master Joshu

The Recorded Sayings of Zen Master Joshu

by James Green
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761989854

ISBN-13: 9780761989851

Pub. Date: 05/24/1999

Publisher: AltaMira Press

The first full English translation gives the odd, outrageous, and illuminating replies of this founding Zen (Ch'an) master from North China to the questions of 8th and 9th century Buddhist monks. It is said of Joshu that 'his lips emitted light,' evoking clearly his own experience and enlightenment. His teachings are a keynote in the official koan of Zen.  See more details below

Overview

The first full English translation gives the odd, outrageous, and illuminating replies of this founding Zen (Ch'an) master from North China to the questions of 8th and 9th century Buddhist monks. It is said of Joshu that 'his lips emitted light,' evoking clearly his own experience and enlightenment. His teachings are a keynote in the official koan of Zen.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761989851
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
05/24/1999
Series:
Sacred Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

chapter 1 Foreword chapter 2 Acknowledgments chapter 3 Introduction chapter 4 Translator's Note chapter 5 Biography chapter 6 Part One: Lectures, Questions and Answers chapter 7 Part Two: Questions and Answers chapter 8 Part Three: Poems and Records from Pilgrimages chapter 9 Appendix chapter 10 Glossary

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