Hoofprint of the Ox. Principles of the Chan Buddhist Path as Taught by a Modern Chinese Master. Master Sheng-yen. With Dan Stevenson. Read “Hoofprint of the Ox Principles of the Chan Buddhist Path as Taught by a Modern Chinese Master” by Master Sheng-yen with Rakuten Kobo. Revered by. Hoofprint of the ox: principles of the Chan Buddhist path as taught by a modern Chinese Master. Responsibility: Master Sheng-yen ; with Dan Stevenson.
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Please review your cart. James Quirk rated it really liked it Oct 13, The title of the book refers to the “Ten Ox-Herding Pictures” – a set of diagrams used by Buddhists in East Asia since at least the 12th century to chart the stages of spiritual progress on the Chan Path.
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A profound contribution to Western understanding of Chan and Zen, this book is intended for practicing Buddhists as well as anyone interested in learning about the Buddhist path.
Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! Master Sheng-yen provides an unprecedented understanding of Chan, its precepts, and its practice. To ask other readers questions about Hoofprint of the Oxplease sign up. This is probably an excellent book if you are ready to set out and are serious about getting into Zen Buddhism.
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Daniel Abrantes dos Santos rated thf really liked it Nov 02, Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Preview — Hoofprint of the Ox by Sheng-yen. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. He contemplates the nature of Buddhahood, specifies the physical and mental prerequisites for beginning Chan practice, and humbly considers what it means to be an enlightened Chan master.
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Revered by Buddhists in the United States te China, contemporary Master Sheng-yen shares his wisdom and teachings in this first comprehensive English primer of Chan, the Chinese tradition of Buddhism that inspired Japanese Zen. The Practice of “Silent Illumination”. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Although Zen Buddhism originated and evolved in China and is experiencing a revival there today, most Westerners are far more familiar with its Japenese manifestation as popularized by D.
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Chan gained popularity starting roughl Books from Oxford University Press are well put together, and this one is no exception by Mr. Greg rated it liked it Dec 03, The author, Chan Master Sheng-yen, is a revered figure in the Chinese Buddhist diaspora who divides his time between institutions in Taipei and New York.
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