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Religion of the Samurai

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The object of this work is to show how the Mahayanistic views of life and the world differ markedly from those of the Theravada, and thus to explain how the religion of Buddha has adapted itself to its environment in the Far East. To this end, the author undertakes a close study of the Zen sect, selecting this group because of the great influence it has had on Japanese life and also because of the unique position it holds among the established religious systems of the world. ...
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Overview

The object of this work is to show how the Mahayanistic views of life and the world differ markedly from those of the Theravada, and thus to explain how the religion of Buddha has adapted itself to its environment in the Far East. To this end, the author undertakes a close study of the Zen sect, selecting this group because of the great influence it has had on Japanese life and also because of the unique position it holds among the established religious systems of the world.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781406835663
  • Publisher: Echo Library
  • Publication date: 12/1/2006
  • Pages: 180
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. I History of Zen in China 1
Ch. II History of Zen in Japan 28
Ch. III The universe is the scripture of Zen 52
Ch. IV Buddha, the universal spirit 75
Ch. V The nature of man 98
Ch. VI Enlightenment 123
Ch. VII Life 154
Ch. VIII The training of the mind and the practice of meditation 178
App Origin of man
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