The Koan: Texts and Contexts in Zen Buddhism Steven Heine

ISBN: 9780195117486

Published: April 1st 2000

Hardcover

336 pages


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The Koan: Texts and Contexts in Zen Buddhism  by  Steven Heine

The Koan: Texts and Contexts in Zen Buddhism by Steven Heine
April 1st 2000 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 336 pages | ISBN: 9780195117486 | 6.15 Mb

Koans are enigmatic spiritual formulas used for religious training in the Zen Buddhist tradition. Arguing that our understanding of the koan tradition has been severely limited, contributors to this collection examine previously unrecognized factorsMoreKoans are enigmatic spiritual formulas used for religious training in the Zen Buddhist tradition.

Arguing that our understanding of the koan tradition has been severely limited, contributors to this collection examine previously unrecognized factors in the formation of this tradition, and highlight the rich complexity and diversity of koan practice and literature.



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