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matter of Zen

Paul Wienpahl

matter of Zen

a brief account of zazen.

by Paul Wienpahl

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meditation -- Zen Buddhism,
  • Zen Buddhism

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesZazen, a brief account of.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1478.6 .W5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 162 p.
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5909280M
    LC Control Number64010525

      Written in a lively, accessible, and straightforward manner, An Introduction to Zen Buddhism is illuminating for the serious student and layperson alike. Suzuki provides a complete vision of Zen, which emphasizes self-understanding and enlightenment through many systems of philosophy, psychology, and ethics/5(9). Over the years of zazen practice, insight grew into what we call in Zen “the great matter.” The great matter is the impermanence of life and sureness of death. It is the realization that this amazing human consciousness is temporary. It is reflected in the Zen chant: Let me respectfully remind you.

    Fecal Matter and Zen Will Make You Better If you take the fecal matter of a thin rat and put it into the rectum of a fat rat, the fat rat gets thinner. If you take the fecal matter of a fat rat and put it into the rectum of a thin rat, the thin rat gets fatter.   Zen Master Juzhi & the Matter of the Finger that Wasn’t There James Myoun Ford Whenever the master Jinhua Juzhi was asked about the intimate matter, he .

    Suzuki, a Japanese author, singlehandedly influenced the spreading of Zen in the West. And ever since that moment, Watts (21 years old at the time) was fascinated with Zen. He wrote many books. One of the most popular books is Way of Zen. Watts also built a large following in the West. And I have to say that I like his work a lot.   Fanning, Buist M. Revelation. Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament; Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, pp. Hb. $ Link to Zondervan In the preface to this new contribution to the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series, Buist Fanning mentions three pairs of influences on his thinking about the book of Revelation: G. B. Caird and S. .


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