Zen and Japenese Buddhism

Zen and Japenese Buddhism

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Item Code: IDC919
Author: Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki
Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2000
ISBN: 8121509661
Pages: 166
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 5.2" x 7.6"
(illus.: 50 pages)
From the Jacket:

Zen has played a unique role in the cultural history of Japan. Zen is to be singled out as a pre-eminent spiritual force that contributed so much to the formation of Japanese culture and character. Zen and Japanese Buddhism go together, but still Zen comes first. Zen is the principle of freedom and democracy. The interest of the Japanese people in culture, with all its manifold efflorescence, have increased with the Zen--a form of Buddhism.

Contents:

Preface

I. Zen Buddhism:

1. What is Zen? Not Dhyana by Prajna
2. The development of Zen
3. Schools of Zen
4. The Satori-experience
5. Heaven, nature, emptiness
6. The training in Zen

II. Japanese Buddhism:

1. The two main schools of Buddhism
2. The development of Japanese Buddhism
3. Some eminent persons in Japanese Buddhism
4. Buddhism and Japanese culture.

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