When love and hate are both absent / everything becomes clear and undisguised. Used book in Good Condition. 606, it is often considered the first historical "Zen" document and remains an anchor of Zen Buddhist practice to this day. Trust in mind is the first book of its kind, looking at this very important Zen text from historical and cultural contexts, as well as from the practitioner's point of view.
Trust in Mind: The Rebellion of Chinese Zen #ad - Here, scholar and commentator mu soeng explores the poem's importance and impact in three sections: The Dharma of Trust in Mind, The Tao of Trust in Mind, and The Chan of Trust in Mind. Make the smallest distinction, however / and heaven and earth are set infinitely apart. So begins "trust in mind, " the beloved poem that has again and again welcomed generations to their practice of Zen Buddhism.
Traditionally attributed to the third Chinese ancestor of Zen Sengcan, d. Finally, a brilliant line-by-line commentary brings the elements of this ancient work completely to life for the modern reader.
The Sutra of Hui-neng, Grand Master of Zen: With Hui-neng's Commentary on the Diamond Sutra Shambhala Dragon EditionsShambhala #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This collection of his talks, is the only Zen record of its kind to be generally honored with the appellation sutra, also known as the Platform or Altar Sutra, or scripture. He is the supreme exemplar of the fact that neither education nor social background has any bearing on the attainment of enlightenment.
An illiterate woodcutter who attained enlightenment in a flash, he became the Sixth Patriarch of Chinese Zen, and is regarded as the founder of the "Sudden Enlightenment" school. The sutra of hui-neng is here accompanied by Hui-neng's verse-by-verse commentary on the Diamond Sutra—in its very first published English translation ever.
The Sutra of Hui-neng, Grand Master of Zen: With Hui-neng's Commentary on the Diamond Sutra Shambhala Dragon Editions #ad - . Hui-neng 638713 is perhaps the most beloved and respected figure in Zen Buddhism.
Chan Buddhism Dimensions of Asian SpiritualityUniversity of Hawaii Press #ad - Chan buddhism has become paradigmatic of Buddhist spirituality. Known in japan as zen and in Korea as Son, it is one of the most strikingly iconoclastic spiritual traditions in the world. Used book in Good Condition. This succinct and lively work clearly expresses the meaning of chan as it developed in china more than a thousand years ago and provides useful insights into the distinctive aims and forms of practice associated with the tradition, including its emphasis on the unity of wisdom and practice; the reality of "sudden awakening"; the importance of meditation; the use of "shock tactics"; the centrality of the teacher-student relationship; and the celebration of enlightenment narratives, or koans.
Unlike many scholarly studies, energy, or guides for personal practice written by contemporary Buddhist teachers, this volume takes a middle path between these two approaches, which offer detailed perspectives on historical development, weaving together both history and insight to convey to the general reader the conditions, and creativity that characterize Chan.
Chan Buddhism Dimensions of Asian Spirituality #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Finally, the meaning of chan as a living spiritual tradition is addressed through a philosophical reading of its practice as the realization of wisdom, attentive mastery, and moral clarity. Following a survey of the birth and development of Chan, its practices and spirituality are fleshed out through stories and teachings drawn from the lives of four masters: Bodhidharma, Mazu, Huineng, and Linji.
What Is Zen?: Plain Talk for a Beginner's MindShambhala #ad - Used book in Good Condition. An accessible and enjoyable introduction to Zen Buddhist practice—in a reader-friendly question-and-answer format—by two highly regarded teacher-writers. The question-and-answer format makes this introduction to Zen especially easy to understand—and also to use as a reference, as you can easily look up just the question you had in mind.
What Is Zen?: Plain Talk for a Beginner's Mind #ad - . By the time you get through their conversations, you'll have a good basic education in Zen--not only the history, theory, such as gender inequality, sexual ethics, and practice but also the contemporary issues, and the tension between Asian traditions and the modern American reality. The esteemed zen teacher norman fischer and his old friend and teaching colleague Susan Moon both of them in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki, Beginner's Mind give this collaborative effort a playful tone: Susan asks a question on our behalf, author of Zen Mind, Norman answers it, and then Sue challenges him.
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The Diamond Sutra: Transforming the Way We Perceive the WorldWisdom Publications #ad - His clear and readable commentary traces the connections between these teachings and contemporary theories of quantum reality, explores the sutra within the framework of Buddhist meditation practices, and provides a comprehensive historical survey of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition. In this brilliant new translation and commentary on The Diamond Sutra--one of the sublime wisdom teachings of Mahayana Buddhism--Mu Soeng integrates this ancient wisdom teaching with current scientific and psychological thought.
Used book in Good Condition. Mu soeng's goal throughout is to reveal the inspiration and wisdom of The Diamond Sutra to today's reader in an accessible, engaging, and modern manner. Used book in Good Condition.
The Heart of the Universe: Exploring the Heart SutraWisdom Publications #ad - The Heart of the Universe: Exploring the Heart Sutra #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. In spare and approachable language, the heart of the Universe deftly explores this gem of world religious literature from a variety of perspectives--historical, spiritual, linguistic, and scientific--each serving to interdependently illuminate the other.
Form is emptiness; emptiness is form. This is the bold and intriguing assertion of the Heart Sutra, a text of seminal importance to the Buddhist tradition made even more fascinating by its deep resonance with the cutting edges of quantum physics and cognitive science.
Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies and the Truth About RealityWisdom Publications #ad - As it prods readers to question everything, Hardcore Zen is both an approach and a departure, leaving behind the soft and lyrical for the gritty and stark perspective of a new generation. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Brad warner, a young punk who grew up to be a Zen master, spares no one.
This bold new approach to the "Why?" of Zen Buddhism is as strongly grounded in the tradition of Zen as it is utterly revolutionary. Warner's voice is hilarious, and he calls on the wisdom of everyone from punk and pop culture icons to the Buddha himself to make sure his points come through loud and clear.
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Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness: Zen Talks on the SandokaiUniversity of California Press #ad - Given in 1970 at tassajara zen mountain center, the lectures are an example of a Zen teacher in his prime elucidating a venerated, ancient, and difficult work to his Western students. Wisdom Books. The book became the most successful treatise on Buddhism in English, selling more than one million copies to date.
Shitou xiqian―is the subject of these lectures. When shunryu suzuki roshi's zen mind, beginner's Mind was published in 1972, it was enthusiastically embraced by Westerners eager for spiritual insight and knowledge of Zen. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Branching streams flow in the Darkness is the first follow-up volume to Suzuki Roshi's important work.
The poem addresses the question of how the oneness of things and the multiplicity of things coexist or, as Suzuki Roshi expresses it, "things-as-it-is". University of California Press. Like zen mind, it is a collection of lectures that reveal the insight, Beginner's Mind, humor, and intimacy with Zen that made Suzuki Roshi so influential as a teacher.
Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness: Zen Talks on the Sandokai #ad - The sandokai―a poem by the eighth-century Zen master Sekito Kisen Ch. Included with the lectures are his students' questions and his direct answers to them, along with a meditation instruction. Suzuki roshi's teachings are valuable not only for those with a general interest in Buddhism but also for students of Zen practice wanting an example of how a modern master in the Japanese Soto Zen tradition understands this core text today.
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and PracticeShambhala #ad - In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's there are few. So begins this most beloved of all American Zen books. Seldom has such a small handful of words provided a teaching as rich as has this famous opening line. In a single stroke, the simple sentence cuts through the pervasive tendency students have of getting so close to Zen as to completely miss what it's all about.
An instant teaching on the first page. And that's just the beginning. Used book in Good Condition. In the forty years since its original publication, Zen Mind, much beloved, Beginner’s Mind has become one of the great modern spiritual classics, much reread, and much recommended as the best first book to read on Zen.
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice #ad - Used book in Good Condition. University of California Press. Zen mind Beginner s Mind. Suzuki roshi presents the basics—from the details of posture and breathing in zazen to the perception of nonduality—in a way that is not only remarkably clear, but that also resonates with the joy of insight from the first to the last page.
Everyday Zen: Love and Work PlusHarperOne #ad - Everyday Zen: Love and Work Plus #ad - Everyday zen shows us how to live each moment to the fullest. Used book in Good Condition. HarperOne. Wisdom Books. Used book in Good Condition. University of California Press. Charlotte joko beck offers a warm, ambition, uniquely American approach to using Zen to deal with the problems of daily living—love, engaging, work, fear, relationships, and suffering.
Zen mind Beginner s Mind. This plus edition includes an interview with the author.
Faith in Mind: A Commentary on Seng Ts'an's ClassicShambhala #ad - Rather, i use the poem as a taking-off point to inspire the practitioner and deal with issues that arise during the course of practice. Zen mind Beginner s Mind. Wisdom Books. The supreme way is not difficult If only you do not pick and choose. This mind is precisely Buddha mind. Used book in Good Condition. HarperOne.
True faith in mind is the belief grounded in realization that we have a fundamental, unmoving, and unchanging mind. Be off by a hair, And you are as far from it as heaven and earth. These vivid lines begin one of the most beloved and commented upon of all Zen texts, the Hsin Hsin Ming “Faith in Mind”, a sixth-century poem by the third Chan patriarch, Seng Ts’an.
Faith in Mind: A Commentary on Seng Ts'an's Classic #ad - . The hsin hsin ming is a masterpiece of economy, expressing the profoundest truth of the enlightened mind in only a few short pages. Master sheng yen’s approach is unique among commentaries on the text: he views it as a supremely useful and practical guide to meditation practice. University of California Press.
I do not adopt a scholarly point of view or analytical approach, ” he says. Neither love nor hate, And you will clearly understand. Used book in Good Condition.