Attaining the Way: A Guide to the Practice of Chan Buddhism

Attaining the Way: A Guide to the Practice of Chan Buddhism

by Master Sheng Yen

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Attaining the Way: A Guide to the Practice of Chan Buddhism by Master Sheng Yen

This is an inspiring guide to the practice of Chan (Chinese Zen) in the words of four great masters of that tradition. It includes teachings from contemporary masters Xuyun and Sheng Yen, and from Jiexian and Boshan of the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644). Though the texts were written over a period of hundreds of years, they are all remarkably lucid and are perfect for beginners as well as more advanced practitioners today. All the main points of spiritual practice are covered: philosophical foundations, methods, approaches to problems and obstacles—all aimed at helping the student attain the way to enlightenment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780834825956
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 10/10/2006
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Chan Master Sheng Yen (1930–2009) was a widely respected Taiwanese Chan (Chinese Zen) master who taught extensively in the West during the last thirty-one y ears of his life, with twenty-one centers throughout North America, as well as dozens of others throughout the world. He has co-led retreats with the Dalai Lama, and he is the author of numerous books in Chinese and English, including Song of Mind, The Method of No-Method, and his autobiography, Footprints in the Snow.

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