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Zen ritual : studies of Zen Buddhist theory in practice

Author: Steven Heine; Dale Stuart Wright
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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This volume covers rituals from the early Chan period to modern Japan and key developments that occurred in the Linji/Rinzai and Caodon/Soto schools. It describes how rituals mold the lives of its  Read more...

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Named Person: Zen Buddhism
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Heine; Dale Stuart Wright
ISBN: 9780195304671 0195304675 9780195304688 0195304683
OCLC Number: 77573898
Description: xiii, 337 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Rethinking ritual practice in Zen Buddhism / Dale S. Wright --
Ritual in Japanese Zen Buddhism / T. Griffith Foulk --
Chan rituals of the abbots' ascending the dharma hall to preach / Mario Poceski --
Buddhist rituals for protecting the country in medieval Japan: Myōan Eisai's "Regulations of the Zen school" / Albert Welter --
Is Dōgen's Eiheiji temple "Mt. T'ien-t'ung East"?: geo-ritual perspectives on the transition from Chinese Ch'an to Japanese Zen / Steven Heine --
Zazen as an enactment ritual / Taigen Dan Leighton --
Women and Dōgen: rituals actualizing empowerment and healing --
Paula K.R. Arai --
Invocation of the sage: the ritual to glorify the emperor / Michel Mohr --
Meditation in motion: textual exegesis in the creation of ritual / David E. Riggs --
Dharma transmission in theory and practice / William M. Bodiford.
Responsibility: edited by Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright.
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