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Author Broughton, Jeffrey L., 1944-
Title Zongmi on Chan / Jeffrey Lyle Broughton.
Imprint New York : Columbia University, 2009.

Author Broughton, Jeffrey L., 1944-
Series Translations from the Asian classics
Translations from the Asian classics.
Subject Zongmi, 780-841.
Zen Buddhism -- China -- Doctrines.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 348 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-326) and index.
Contents Biographical sketch of Guifeng Zongmi : an erudite Chan monk -- Zongmi's four works on Chan -- Influence of the Chan prolegomenon and Chan letter in Song China, the Kingdom of Xixia, Koryo Korea, and Kamakura-Muromachi Japan -- Guifeng Chan: an assessment -- Translation of the Chan letter -- Translation of the Chan prolegomenon -- Translation of the Chan notes.
Note Translated from the Chinese.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
Summary Japanese Zen often implies that textual learning (gakumon) in Buddhism and personal experience (taiken) in Zen are separate, but the career and writings of the Chinese Tang dynasty Chan master Guifeng Zongmi (780-841) undermine this division. For the first time in English, Jeffrey Broughton presents an annotated translation of Zongmi's magnum opus, the Chan Prolegomenon, along with translations of his Chan Letter and Chan Notes. The Chan Prolegomenon persuasively argues that Chan ""axiom realizations"" are identical to the teachings
ISBN 9780231513081 (electronic bk.)
0231513089 (electronic bk.)
9780231143929 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0231143923 (cloth ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.7312/brou14392
Publisher # EB00662481 Recorded Books
OCLC # 681933050
Additional Format Print version: Broughton, Jeffrey L., 1944- Zongmi on Chan. New York : Columbia University, 2009 9780231513081 0231513089 (DLC) 2008040358 (OCoLC)255016034

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