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 Buddhist Rituals for Protecting the Country in Medieval Japan: Myōan Eisai's “Regulations of the Zen School”

Albert Welter

in Zen Ritual: Studies of Zen Theory in Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304671
eISBN:
9780199866861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304671.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 3 provides a concrete analysis of Zen ritual in the earliest stages of Japanese Zen, including an important discussion of the reasons given for the practice of Zen ritual. This chapter ... More


 Dharma Transmission in Theory and Practice

William M. Bodiford

in Zen Ritual: Studies of Zen Theory in Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304671
eISBN:
9780199866861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304671.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 9 provides an example of ritual transformation in the movement of Zen from one culture to another. After describing dharma transmission in East Asia by highlighting the theme of the family ... More


Visions of Awakening Space and Time: D=ogen and the Lotus Sutra

Taigen Dan Leighton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320930
eISBN:
9780199785360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320930.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

As a religion concerned with universal liberation, Zen grew out of a Buddhist worldview very different from the currently prevalent scientific materialism. Zen cannot be fully understood outside of a ... More


Introduction

Jeffrey L. Broughton and Elise Yoko Watanabe

in The Record of Linji: A New Translation of the Linjilu in the Light of Ten Japanese Zen Commentaries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199936410
eISBN:
9780199980680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936410.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This new translation of the Linjilu (LJL) attempts something different from other translations: to embrace the traditional Japanese Zen commentarial tradition and to embed many of its exegeses ... More


Sword of Zen: Master Takuan and His Writings on Immovable Wisdom and the Sword Taie

Soho Takuan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835439
eISBN:
9780824871321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835439.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Takuan Sōho's (1573–1645) two works on Zen and swordsmanship are among the most straightforward and lively presentations of Zen ever written and have enjoyed great popularity in both premodern and ... More


Revealing the Healing Realm of Zen

Paula Arai

in Bringing Zen Home: The Healing Heart of Japanese Women's Rituals

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835354
eISBN:
9780824870362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835354.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book has examined the ways in which healing courses through the lives of contemporary Japanese Zen women and how ritualized activities transform emotionally intense moments—charged with fear, ... More


Enlightenment and the Moral Dimension of Zen Training

Dale S. Wright

in What Is Buddhist Enlightenment?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190622596
eISBN:
9780190622626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622596.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

“Enlightenment and the Moral Dimension of Zen Training” responds to critical accusations that the roles played by some Japanese Zen masters in the Second World War were morally deficient. The ... More


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