Zen's Chinese Heritage

Zen's Chinese Heritage

The Masters and Their Teachings

Book - 2011
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Zen's Chinese Heritage traces twenty-five generations of inlightened Buddhist teachers, supplementing their core teachings with history, biography, and poetry. The result is an intimate and profound human portrait of the enlightened Zen ancients, and an unprecedented look into the depths of the rich cultural heritage.

In this new edition with even more valuable material, Ferguson surveys generations of Zen masters, moving chronologically through successive generations of ancestral teachers, supplementing their core teachings with history, biography, and starkly beautiful poetry. In addition to giving the reader the engaging sense of the "family history" of Zen, this uniquely valuable book paints a clear picture of the tradition's evolution as a religious, literary, and historical force.
Publisher: Somerville, MA : Wisdom Publications, 2011.
Edition: Expanded edition.
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780861716173
0861716175
Branch Call Number: 294.3927 Ferguson
Characteristics: xxvi, 551 pages :,illustrations ;,23 cm

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