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Stopping and Seeing: A Comprehensive Course in Buddhist Meditation
     

Stopping and Seeing: A Comprehensive Course in Buddhist Meditation

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by Thomas Cleary, Thomas F. Cleary (Translator)
 

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One of the most comprehensive manuals written on the essential points of Buddhist meditation is "The Great Stopping and Seeing," a monumental work written by sixth century Buddhist master Chih-i. Stopping and Seeing, the first translation of this essential text, covers the principles and methods of a wide variety of Buddhist meditation techniques and provides an

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One of the most comprehensive manuals written on the essential points of Buddhist meditation is "The Great Stopping and Seeing," a monumental work written by sixth century Buddhist master Chih-i. Stopping and Seeing, the first translation of this essential text, covers the principles and methods of a wide variety of Buddhist meditation techniques and provides an in-depth presentation of the dynamics of these practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570622755
Publisher:
Shambhala
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,240,809
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

The T'ien-t'ai patriarch Chih-i lived from 538 to 597 of the common era. He developed an interest in Buddhism early in life, and went on to become a Buddhist monk and teacher. His manual "The Great Stopping and Seeing" is one of the most important works of T'ien-t'ai Buddhism, and was frequently relied upon by followers of Zen and Pure Land Buddhism.

Thomas Cleary holds a PhD in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University and a JD from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law. He is the translator of over fifty volumes of Buddhist, Taoist, Confucian, and Islamic texts from Sanskrit, Chinese, Japanese, Pali, and Arabic.

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