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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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Hoofprint of the Ox – Master Sheng-yen – Oxford University Press

It’s not as bad as it may sound there, since the terminology is all if beforehand, but it still ain’t easy. We appreciate your feedback.

Mike rated it it was amazing May 06, James Quirk rated it really liked it Oct 13, Known as the Three Disciplines, these procedures develop moral purity, meditative concentration, and enlightening insight through the “stilling” of the mind. Preview — Hoofprint of the Ox by Sheng-yen.

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At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. The Truth of This Life. Alana rated it liked it May 14, Ten Minutes to Liberation. You’ve successfully reported this review. Ebook This title is available as an ebook. Master Sheng-yen provides an unprecedented understanding of Chan, its precepts, and its practice. Your display name hofprints be at least hoofpfints characters long.

Overview Description Author Information. Skip to search Skip to main content. Imprint Oxford ; New York: Joule rated it did not like it Feb 11, Certain things were just too dense for me. How to write a great review Do Say what xo liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.

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.

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.


Just like how hoofprinrs wrote that “Chan has undergone a steady dilution as it has moved from China to Japan to America”, I wonder holfprints what extent he noticed that seems to apply to the history of Buddhism as a whole. The Ecstasy of Enlightenment. Dogen and Soto Zen. Bow First, Ask Questions Later. The Religion of the Samurai. Responsibility Master Sheng-yen ; with Dan Stevenson. The first chapter seemed to be an overview of Chan Buddhism that got way too technical for me, but I’m hoofprintts I stuck with it.

Physical description xvii, p. Find it at other goofprints via WorldCat Limited preview. If you’re just mildly interested and want to read more about it like I was this may be a bit much. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. You arrive without departing.