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Essential Chan Buddhism : the character and spirit of Chinese Zen / Chan Master Guo Jun.

By: Guo, Jun, 1974-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Rhinebeck, N.Y. : Monkfish Book Pub., c2013Description: xvi, 175 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780983358916 (hbk.); 0983358915 (hbk.).Subject(s): Spiritual life -- Zen Buddhism | Zen Buddhism -- DoctrinesSummary: "Essential Chan Buddhism is the rare unearthing of an ancient and remarkable Chinese spiritual tradition. Master Guo Jun speaks through hard-won wisdom on Chan's spiritual themes familiar to Western readers, such as mindfulness and relaxation in meditation, as well as profound, simply expressed teachings and insightful explorations of religious commitment. Essential Chan Buddhism filters formal spiritual practices through the lens of mundane and everyday life activities. The work captures the lyrical beauty and incantatory style of Guo Jun's spoken English from the talks he gave at a fourteen-day retreat near Jakarta in 2010 and in subsequent conversations with his editor Kenneth Wapner"--Provided by publisher.
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"A Peekamoose book."

"Essential Chan Buddhism is the rare unearthing of an ancient and remarkable Chinese spiritual tradition. Master Guo Jun speaks through hard-won wisdom on Chan's spiritual themes familiar to Western readers, such as mindfulness and relaxation in meditation, as well as profound, simply expressed teachings and insightful explorations of religious commitment. Essential Chan Buddhism filters formal spiritual practices through the lens of mundane and everyday life activities. The work captures the lyrical beauty and incantatory style of Guo Jun's spoken English from the talks he gave at a fourteen-day retreat near Jakarta in 2010 and in subsequent conversations with his editor Kenneth Wapner"--Provided by publisher.

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