Transmission of Light: Zen in the Art of Enlightenment by Zen Master Keizan

Author:   Thomas Cleary ,  Thomas Cleary
Publisher:   Shambhala Publications Inc
ISBN:  

9781570629495


Pages:   232
Publication Date:   16 July 2002
Format:   Paperback
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Transmission of Light: Zen in the Art of Enlightenment by Zen Master Keizan


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This classic of Japanese Zen literature is from one of the premier translators of Buddhist texts. TRANSMISSION OF LIGHT is a collection of traditional teaching stories or koans about fifty-three Buddhist patriarchs of India, China and Japan. The stories describe the enlightenment experiences of each great master, including the Buddha, Nagarjuna, Bodhidharma, Hongren, Shitou, and Dogen. An informative introduction by Thomas Cleary explores the context of the work and its central themes.

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Author:   Thomas Cleary ,  Thomas Cleary
Publisher:   Shambhala Publications Inc
Imprint:   Shambhala Publications Inc
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 1.50cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.340kg
ISBN:  

9781570629495


ISBN 10:   1570629498
Pages:   232
Publication Date:   16 July 2002
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Thomas Cleary holds a PhD in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University and a JD from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law. He is the translator of over fifty volumes of Buddhist, Taoist, Confucian, and Islamic texts from Sanskrit, Chinese, Japanese, Pali, and Arabic.

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