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  • The Wholehearted Wayby Kosho Uchiyama Roshi; Shohaku Okumura; Taigen Dan Leighton

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 18.95

    The Wholehearted Way is a translation of Eihei Dogen's Bendowa, one of the primary texts on Zen practice. Transcending any particular school of Buddhism or religious belief, Dogen's profound and poetic writings are respected as a pinnacle of world spiritual literature. Bendowa, or A Talk on the Wholehearted Practice of the Way, was written... more...

  • Zen and the Waysby Trevor Leggett

    Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 12.95

    Expression of Zen inspiration in everyday activities such as writing or serving tea, and in knightly arts such as fencing, came to be highly regarded in Japanese tradition. In the end, some of them were practiced as spiritual training in themselves; they were then called " Ways." This book includes translations of some rare texts on Zen and the Ways.... more...

  • Zen Lightby Stefano Mui Barragato

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    The Denkoroku, or "Record of Transmitting the Light," contains the enlightenment stories of the earliest Zen ancestors. In Zen Ught, the author comments on this Buddhist classic, which he studied as part of his own advanced Zen training. Sensei Barragato brings the varied experiences of his life and his studies in Catholicism and Quaker practice... more...

  • The Teachings of Master Wuzhuby Adamek L Wendi

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 26.99

    The Record of the Dharma-Jewel Through the Generations (Lidai fabao ji) is a little-known Chan/Zen Buddhist text of the eighth century, rediscovered in 1900. The text relayss a fascinating sectarian history of Buddhism refracted through the progressive philosophy of Bao Tang founder Chan Master Wuzhu (714?774). The Lidai fabao ji illustrates Master... more...

  • Zen and the Beat Wayby Alan Watts

    Tuttle Publishing 1997; US$ 13.95

    Zen and the Beat Way is based upon selections from Alan Watts's early radio talks, many of which were first aired on the Pacifica Radio Network in the late fifties and early sixties, and sessions from two of his most compelling seminars in the mid-sixties. more...

  • The Platform Sutraby Red Pine

    Counterpoint 2006; US$ 28.00

    The Platform Sutra occupies a central place in Zen (Ch'an) Buddhist instruction for students and spiritual seekers worldwide. It is often linked with The Heart Sutra and The Diamond Sutra to form a trio of texts that have been revered and studied for centuries. However, unlike the other sutras, which transcribe the teachings of the Buddha himself,... more...

  • Learning True Loveby Sister Chan Khong

    Parallax Press 2009; US$ 12.99

    Sister Chan Khong's autobiography tells the story of her spiritual and personal odyssey through the many years of her life. The book?s centerpiece is her moving account of her return to Vietnam, her homeland, after 40 years of exile. She describes in refreshing detail her emotional reactions, the reunions with many old friends and fellow activists,... more...

  • Readings of the Platform Sutraby Morten Schlutter; Stephen F. Teiser

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    This anthology of secondary readings of The Platform Sutra is designed to introduce the undergraduate to one of the most popular and influential Chan (Zen) Buddhist texts. The sutra purportedly contains the teachings of Huineng (638-713), the sixth patriarch of China and the father of the Chan movement. Though recent research suggests that the work... more...

  • The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarchby Philip Yampolsky; Morten Schlutter

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 33.99

    The Platform Sutra records the teachings of Hui-neng, the Sixth Patriarch, who is revered as one of the two great figures in the founding of Chan (Zen) Buddhism. This translation is the definitive English version of the eighth-century Chan classic. Phillip B. Yampolsky has based his translation on the Tun-huang manuscript, the earliest extant version... more...

  • The Mystique of Transmissionby Wendi Adamek

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 64.99

    The Mystique of Transmission is a close reading of a late-eighth-century Chan/Zen Buddhist hagiographical work, the Lidai fabao ji ( Record of the Dharma-Jewel Through the Generations ), and is its first English translation. The text is the only remaining relic of the little-known Bao Tang Chan school of Sichuan, and combines a sectarian history... more...