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This complete translation of the original collection of sermons, dialogues, and anecdotes of Huang Po, the illustrious Chinese master of the Tang Dynasty, allows the Western reader to gain an understanding of Zen from the original source, one of the key works in its teachings; it also offers deep and often startling insights into the rich treasures of Eastern thought. Nowhere is the use of paradox in Zen illustrated better than in the teaching of Huang Po, who shows how the experience of intuitive knowledge that reveals to a man what he is cannot be communicated by words. With the help of these paradoxes, beautifully and simply presented in this collection, Huang Po could set his disciples on the right path. It is in this fashion that the Zen master leads his listener into truth, often by a single phrase designed to destroy his particular demon of ignorance.

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ISBN:
9780802150929
Editor:
Blofeld, John Eaton Calthorpe
Translator:
Blofeld, John Eaton Calthorpe
Translator:
Calthorpe Blofeld, John Eaton
Translator:
Blofeld, John Eaton Calthorpe
Editor:
Blofeld
Author:
Hsiu, P'ei
Author:
Calthorpe Blofeld, John Eaton
Author:
Blofeld, John Eaton Calthorpe
Author:
Po, Huang
Publisher:
Grove Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Zen buddhism
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.38 in 6 oz

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