The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch

The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch


The Platform Sutra documents the lessons of Hui-neng, the 6th Patriarch, who's respected as one of many nice figures within the founding of Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism. This translation is the definitive English model of the eighth-century Ch'an vintage. Dr. Yampolsky additionally furnishes a long and distinctive ancient advent that gives the context necessary to an realizing of Hui-neng's work.

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