Zen Koan as a Means of Attaining Enlightenment

Zen Koan as a Means of Attaining Enlightenment

by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki
     
 

Zen Koan as a Means of Attaining Enlightenment Presents the history and application of the koan exercise—the means for realizing enlightenment—with depth and clarity.

The koan system has effected a special development in Zen Buddhism, and is a unique contribution to the history of religious consciousness. When the importance of theSee more details below

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Zen Koan as a Means of Attaining Enlightenment Presents the history and application of the koan exercise—the means for realizing enlightenment—with depth and clarity.

The koan system has effected a special development in Zen Buddhism, and is a unique contribution to the history of religious consciousness. When the importance of the koan is understood, it may be said that more than half of Zen is understood.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462901197
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
08/15/1994
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
206
Sales rank:
978,560
File size:
1 MB

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