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Book of Serenity: One Hundred Zen Dialogues

Book of Serenity: One Hundred Zen Dialogues

by Thomas Cleary, Thomas F. Cleary, Hsing-Hsiu
     
 

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An important collection of 100 classic Zen Buddhist koans with commentaries. A companion to Thomas Cleary's well-respected translation of THE BLUE CLIFF RECORD, this book is the other, equally revered classic collection of koans--the paradoxical teaching devices that have been closely associated with Zen study and practice since the tenth century.

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An important collection of 100 classic Zen Buddhist koans with commentaries. A companion to Thomas Cleary's well-respected translation of THE BLUE CLIFF RECORD, this book is the other, equally revered classic collection of koans--the paradoxical teaching devices that have been closely associated with Zen study and practice since the tenth century.

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"Thomas Cleary has translated a medium-sized library of classic texts of Buddhism, Taoism, and I Ching studies, and the Book of Serenity is a major contribution to his already staggering body of work."—Sam Hamill, Tricycle

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570623813
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
11/17/1998
Pages:
463
Product dimensions:
6.35(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

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