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The Religion of the Samurai: A Study of Zen Philosophy and Discipline in China and Japan (Classic Reprint)
Author Nukariya, Kaiten
Date2010.04.16
Pages280
PublisherForgotten Books
Publisher Url http://www.forgottenbooks.org/
LocationCharleston, SC, US [查爾斯頓, 南卡羅來納州, 美國]
Content type書籍=Book
Language英文=English
AbstractPREFACE So far as I know, no book is written on Zen in English or in any other European language, except 'The Sermons of a Buddhist Abbot,' by Shaku So-yen. Since its foundation some fourteen hundred years ago, no author in China or Japan has undertaken a systematic explanation of it, owing to the fact that it is believed to have a hidden meaning entirely beyond expression. Besides, there are difficulties which baffle every attempt of its expositors, because almost all the doctrinal works of old masters are metrical or enigmatical, and not only vague in meaning, but often mere jargon even to professional students. As for myself, I have stated the doctrine, so far as I understand it, in plainest language, avoiding its technical terms. I regret not a little that I have not been able to give in detail references to the books on which my exposition is based.
ISBN9781440072550 (pbk); 1440072558 (pbk)
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Created date2011.01.21
Modified date2014.05.20



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