The Sword of Wisdom: A Commentary on the Song of Enlightenment

The Sword of Wisdom: A Commentary on the Song of Enlightenment

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The Sword of Wisdom: A Commentary on the Song of Enlightenment by Master Sheng Yen, Chan Sheng-Yen, Shengyan

The Sword of Wisdom is a penetrating commentary on the Song of Enlightenment, a famous Chan text that speaks of proper methods and attitudes for practice. In this book, compiled from a series of lectures delivered during intensive meditation retreats, Master Sheng-yen gives valuable advice and guidance to those who are practicing Chan meditation. His lucid words offer fresh insight into a timeless philosophy that will be beneficial and inspiring to anyone who is interested in Buddhism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781556434280
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 12/18/2002
Pages: 167
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)

About 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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