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Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma


Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma

Author(s) : Bodhidharma and translated by Red Pine
Publishers Price : 11.99
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ISBN : 0865473994
EAN : 9780865473997
Cover : Paperback
Pages : 144
Size : 210 x 140mm
Publisher : North Point
Published : 1989
Category : Chinese Buddhism
Category 2 : Zen: General
Synopsis:
Bodhidharma was the fifth century Indian Buddhist monk credited with bringing Zen to China. This is the only volume of the great teacher's work currently available in English, and it presents four of his teachings in their entirety.

The Indian master Bodhidharma is regarded as the founder of Zen Buddhism. All students of Zen know his legend - how he meditated for long years facing a wall; how he sliced off his eyelids to keep from sleeping; how he introduced tea and kung fu to China along with Zen. But though Bodhidharma's legacy has been reverently preserved in all schools of Zen, his direct teaching are little known.

Red Pine offers these translations of four pithy sermons based on early manuscripts newly discovered in China. Outlines of Practice describes the four all-inclusive habits that lead to enlightenment; the Bloodstream Sermon exhorts students to seek the Buddha by seeing their own nature; the Wake Up Sermon holds up detachment as the essence of the Way; and the Breakthrough Sermon defends his premise that the most essential method for reaching enlightenment is beholding the mind. The "bare-bones Zen" of these short, sharp texts has all the force and immediacy of the great master himself.

Includes the Chinese text on facing pages with the translation.
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