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The Sword of Wisdom:Lectures on The Song of Enlightenment=智慧之劍
Author Marano, Christopher ; Shih, Sheng-yen=釋聖嚴
Date1990, 1991.03, 1996.05
PublisherDharma Drum Publications
LocationElmhurst, NY, US
Content type書籍=Book
NoteEditions:2nd edition:1991.03, Taiwan; 2nd edition 2nd printing:1996.05, Taiwan. Editorial Assistance:Sebastian Bonner, Ernest Heau, Stuart Lachs, Harry Miller, Nancy Patchen, Gregory B. Talovich, Chun-fang Yu; Translators:Pei-gwang Dowiat, Paul Kennedy, Dan Stevenson, Ming-yee Wang; Proofreers:Jonathan Bardin, Alan Rubinstein; Transcribers:Echo Bonner, Nancy Makso, Dorothy Weiner. Published and distributed in Taiwan by Dharma Drum Publications.
KeywordEnglightment; Meditation; 禪宗=Zen Buddhism=Zazen Buddhism; Wisdom;
Table of contents
First Retreat
1. Non Opposition
2. Only in the Present Moment
3. Awakening from the Dream of Existence
4. Letting Go
5. The Inexplicability of Enlightenment
Second Retreat
1. Purifying the Six Senses
2. False enlightenment:Reaching for the Moon in the Water
3. Isolating Oneself
4. The Wealth of Wanting Little
5. Persevere in Practice
Third Retreat
1. Following the Guidelines of Buddhadharma
2. Dropping Theories and Experiences
3. Practice is not Limited to Sitting Meditation
4. Non-attachment is True Wisdom
5. No Substitute for Hard Work
6. Subduing Desires
7. Mistaking One Mind for No Mind
8. Wielding a Sword of Wisdom
9. The Elusiveness of Buddha-nature
10. No Such Thing as True or False
11. The Flexibility of Ch'an Practitioners
12. A Correct View is the Compass for Proper Practices
Fourth Retreat
1. Leave the Past in the Past
2. Using Illusions to Transcend Illusions
3. The Obstacle of Fear
4. Adhering to the Precepts
5. Faith in Self,Faith in Method,Faith in Dharma
Created date2002.01.02

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