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Book of Serenity: One Hundred Zen Dialogues
     

Book of Serenity: One Hundred Zen Dialogues

by Thomas Cleary, Thomas F. Cleary (Introduction), 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

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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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Thomas Cleary holds a PhD in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University and a JD from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law. He is the translator of over fifty volumes of Buddhist, Taoist, Confucian, and Islamic texts from Sanskrit, Chinese, Japanese, Pali, and Arabic.

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