The Fundamentals of Meditation Practice

The Fundamentals of Meditation Practice

by Ting Chen
     
 
In the Buddhist tradition, meditation is used to defuse the source of all the trouble-the illusion of self and other. In Ch'an (or Zen), the aim is to overcome thought and defilement. Having done this, and with thoughts no longer stirring, the real substance of mind becomes evident. Without thoughts and without the illusion of self and other, greed, anger and hatred

Overview

In the Buddhist tradition, meditation is used to defuse the source of all the trouble-the illusion of self and other. In Ch'an (or Zen), the aim is to overcome thought and defilement. Having done this, and with thoughts no longer stirring, the real substance of mind becomes evident. Without thoughts and without the illusion of self and other, greed, anger and hatred have no place to arise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940044504981
Publisher:
YMBA
Publication date:
04/03/2013
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
198,853
File size:
161 KB

Meet the Author

Ting Chen, also called Zhiyi (538-597), is China's famous Buddhist leaders and thinkers in Chen and Sui Dynasty, and was revered as the fourth Tiantai ancestors. Actually, he was the real founder of Tiantai Sect of Buddhism, so often gotten called as Tiantai zhi zhe master.

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