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Chan Buddhism

Author: Peter D Hershock
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, ©2005.
Series: Dimensions of Asian spirituality, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chan Buddhism has become paradigmatic of Buddhist spirituality. This work expresses the meaning of Chan as it developed in China more than a thousand years ago and provides insights into the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter D Hershock
ISBN: 0824827805 9780824827809 0824828356 9780824828356
OCLC Number: 54079483
Description: xi, 173 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The buddhist roots of Chan --
Differences in Indian and Chinese cultural contexts --
Early developments in Chinese Buddhism --
The early history of the Chan tradition --
Exemplars of Chan, homegrown Buddhas --
Chan practice as philosophy and spirituality --
Chan now? why and for whom?
Series Title: Dimensions of Asian spirituality, v. 2.
Responsibility: Peter D. Hershock.
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A superb introduction to a highly influential form of Buddhist spiritual practice. Both highly readable and philosophically rigorous, Hershock's book would make an excellent secondary source in any Read more...

 
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