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Beyond Thinking: A Guide to Zen Meditation by Dogen PDF

By Dogen

ISBN-10: 1590300246

ISBN-13: 9781590300244

non secular perform isn't really a few form of striving to supply enlightenment, yet an expression of the enlightenment already inherent in all issues: Such is the Zen instructing of Dogen Zenji (1200–1253) whose profound writings were studied and respected for greater than 700 years, influencing practitioners some distance past his local Japan and the Soto tuition he's credited with founding. In targeting Dogen's so much sensible phrases of guideline and encouragement for Zen scholars, this new assortment highlights the timelessness of his educating and exhibits it to be as appropriate to somebody at the present time because it was once within the nice teacher's personal time. choices comprise Dogen's recognized meditation directions; his suggestion at the perform of zazen, or sitting meditation; instructions for neighborhood existence; and a few of his such a lot inspirational talks. additionally integrated are a bibliography and an intensive glossary.

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