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Just this is it : Dongshan and the practice of suchness

Author: Taigen Daniel Leighton
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Teachings on the practice of things-as-they-are, through commentaries on a legendary Chinese Zen figure. The ninth-century Tang dynasty Chinese master Dongshan is an important ancestor of the Zen tradition that has spread widely throughout the world in the twentieth century. He features prominently in koan texts and teaching stories, but he's not been written about or translated much in English yet. Dan Leighton  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Leighton, Taigen Daniel.
Just this is it
(DLC) 2014019630
(OCoLC)881437056
Named Person: Liangjie; Liangjie
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Taigen Daniel Leighton
ISBN: 9780834800892 0834800896
OCLC Number: 909035991
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 285 pages)
Responsibility: Taigen Dan Leighton.
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"Teachings on the practice of things-as-they-are, through commentaries on a legendary Chinese Zen figure. The ninth-century Tang dynasty Chinese master Dongshan is an important ancestor of the Zen tradition that has spread widely throughout the world in the twentieth century. He features prominently in koan texts and teaching stories, but he's not been written about or translated much in English yet. Dan Leighton comes to the rescue with this excellent book that takes the texts and teachings attributed to Dongshan, as well as the teaching stories and koan cases about him, and provides commentary for understanding the teaching of the House of Caodong he's associated with, particularly as it relates to "suchness"--Tathata, the absolute and true nature inherent in all appearance--focusing on the practical relevance of the teachings Dongshan represents to the practice and life of us folks today"--

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