Zen Buddhism: A History Volume 2

Zen Buddhism: A History Volume 2

by Heinrich Dumoulin
     
 

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The second of a two-volume set, this book offers a detailed account of the history, development, ideas, and image of the Zen school of Mahayana Buddhism.

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The second of a two-volume set, this book offers a detailed account of the history, development, ideas, and image of the Zen school of Mahayana Buddhism.

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A companion volume to Dumoulin's history of Zen in India and China (ISBN 0-02-908270-6), this is a newly translated, revised and expanded edition of a work first published in the US in 1963. Dumoulin, a philosopher and Zen scholar, introduces the history, development, beliefs, rituals, texts, and major figures of Zen in Japan. The text is thoroughly annotated, and accompanied by six appendices and an extensive bibliography. Authoritative. Acidic paper. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780029082409
Publisher:
Music Sales Corporation
Publication date:
11/01/1989
Series:
Zen Buddhism Series
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.27(h) x 1.59(d)

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