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

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


this is often an inspiring advisor to the perform of Chan (Chinese Zen) within the phrases of 4 nice masters of that culture. It comprises teachings from modern masters Xuyun and Sheng Yen, and from Jiexian and Boshan of the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644). even though the texts have been written over a interval of 1000s of years, they're all remarkably lucid and are ideal for newcomers in addition to extra complicated practitioners this present day. all of the details of non secular perform are lined: philosophical foundations, equipment, ways to difficulties and obstacles—all aimed toward supporting the coed reach how to enlightenment.

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