Zen Wisdom: Conversations on Buddhism

Zen Wisdom: Conversations on Buddhism

by Master Sheng Yen, Shengyan
     
 

Master Sheng-yen combines wisdom gained from years of study and practice with knowledge of the contemporary world to show how Chan and Buddha’s teachings are still relevant today. Beginners, as well as those already on the path, will find clear and useful guidance as the revered teacher answers questions from his students on the simple yet elusive principles

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Overview

Master Sheng-yen combines wisdom gained from years of study and practice with knowledge of the contemporary world to show how Chan and Buddha’s teachings are still relevant today. Beginners, as well as those already on the path, will find clear and useful guidance as the revered teacher answers questions from his students on the simple yet elusive principles of Chan (Zen) practice.

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"Chan Master Sheng-yen is a great teacher and I have great confidence in his scholarship and wisdom. I feel privileged to be his friend, and admire what he has been doing for the Buddhadharma in the East as well as in the West."
—Thich Nhat Hanh

"When I listen to Master Sheng-yen’s presentation of Chan Buddhism teachings, my immediate and very profound feeling is that I am listening to words of wisdom from someone who is very experienced and a great practitioner."
—His Holiness, The Dalai Lama

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556433863
Publisher:
North Atlantic Books
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.45(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Chan Master Sheng-yen is a Buddhist monk who received transmission in two major Chan lineages. He holds a doctorate in Buddhist literature from Rissho University in Japan. He is the author of over one hundred texts on Buddhism, and his books have been translated into eight languages. He has been lecturing and directing retreats for more than twenty-five years in Asia, North America, and Europe.

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