Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
Features
Newletters and Alerts

Buy now from Random House

  • Zen Dawn
  • Written by J.C. Cleary
  • Format: Trade Paperback | ISBN: 9781570627026
  • Our Price: $18.95
  • Quantity:
See more online stores - Zen Dawn

Zen Dawn

Early Zen Texts from Tun Huang

Written by J.C. ClearyAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by J.C. Cleary

Zen Dawn Cover

Bookmark,
Share & Shelve:

  • Add This - Zen Dawn
  • Email this page - Zen Dawn
  • Print this page - Zen Dawn
ABOUT THE BOOK ABOUT THE BOOK
Synopsis

Synopsis

This important book brings together three long-lost texts, the earliest known writings on Zen.

   •  Records of the Teachers and Students of the Lanka presents a complete set of biographies of the Zen patriarchs.
   •  Bodhidharma's Treatise on Contemplating Mind— written in the form of a dialogue between the first Zen patriarch, Bodhidharma, and his successor, Huke—views all the various practices of the Bodhisattva path from the perspective of cultivating mind.
   •  Treatise on Sudden Enlightenment presents a series of questions and answers illuminating the true nature of "sudden enlightenment" as pure, undifferentiated mind.


Dating from the first half of the eighth century, and only recently rediscovered in Tun Huang, China, these books offer the best information currently available on the early meditation techniques of the "northern school" of Zen Buddhism.

Your E-Mail Address
send me a copy

Recipient's E-Mail Address
(multiple addresses may be separated by commas)

A personal message: