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Page: 256
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Publisher: Wisdom Publications MA
ISBN: 9780861719495


Oct 27, 2013 - The Blue Cliff Record is a classic text of Zen Buddhism, designed to assist in the activation of dormant human potential. The Zen tradition has just two main meditative practices: shikantaza, or "just sitting"; and introspection guided by the powerful Zen teaching stories called koans. In the earliest Buddhist teachings, .. Kerala and eventually in India. Feb 5, 2013 - The Art of Just Sitting: Essential Writings on the Zen Practice of Shikantaza. In the East, Zen masters and Vedanta scholars too feel attracted to Eckhart,“ he writes. Aug 17, 2007 - New brain imaging technology is helping researchers to bridge the gap between art and science by mapping the different ways in which the brain responds to poetry and prose. The objective at first was to disillusion people of all misconceptions regarding religion and its practice & thus to create a mature vision of religion and free people from all enslavements. (???), the former greatly favouring the use in meditation on the koan (??, a meditative riddle or puzzle) as a device for spiritual break-through, and the latter (while certainly employing koans) focusing more on shikantaza or "just sitting". €In the West today, there is a growing interest in the writings of Meister Eckhart. The core of this The Art of Just Sitting: Essential Writings on the Zen Practice of Shikantaza. Meister Eckhart's teachings, calling him a 'Christian Vedantin'. Sitting with Koans: Essential Writings on Zen Koan Introspection by John Daido Loori (Editor), Tom Kirchner (Editor). Oct 21, 2011 - Some schools of Buddhism discourage doctrinal study, and some regard it as essential, but most regard it as having a place, at least for some persons at some stages in Buddhist practice.

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