Hoofprint of the Ox. Principles of the Chan Buddhist Path as Taught by a Modern Chinese Master. Master Sheng-yen. With Dan Stevenson. Read “Hoofprint of the Ox Principles of the Chan Buddhist Path as Taught by a Modern Chinese Master” by Master Sheng-yen with Rakuten Kobo. Revered by. Hoofprint of the ox: principles of the Chan Buddhist path as taught by a modern Chinese Master. Responsibility: Master Sheng-yen ; with Dan Stevenson.

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Master Sheng-yen then expounds Chan Buddhism, recounting its centuries-old history in China and illuminating its fundamental tenets.

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Hoofprint of the Ox: Principles of the Chan Buddhist Path as Taught by a Modern Chinese Master

The Art of Happiness in a Troubled World. Often misunderstood as a system of mind games, the Chan path involves a process of self-transformation grounded in carefully hewn spiritual disciplines and premises. Chinese Metaphysics and its Problems.


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While many in the US are familiar with the word “zen”, few know of the earlier Chinese equivalent, Chan. Physical description xvii, p. Introduction – Chan Buddhist Meditation. Master Sheng-yen is an expatriate monk from mainland China who has been teaching in Taiwan and the United States for over hoocprints decades.

Beginning with a basic overview of Buddhism and meditation, the book then details the progressive mental exercises traditionally followed by all Buddhists. Dogen and Hhe Zen. Manual Of Zen Buddhism. SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries. Joshua rated it it was amazing Sep 04, Glimpses of an Unfamiliar Japan.


Traditionally this involves a graduated approach of moral purification, meditative concentration to develop samadhi, followed by meditative contemplation to develop the insight that true reality is impermanent, empty, and there is no self.

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Chan gained popularity starting roughly C. Hoofprint of the Ox: Oxford Hoofrpints Press is a department of the University of Oxford. The introduction is basically Sheng-yen’s biography. Kevin Allen rated it liked it Mar 02, Master Sheng-yen hopes this book will rectify this situation. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!

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