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Happenings in a Dream

Peter Haskel

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835439
eISBN:
9780824871321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835439.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter begins with a biographical sketch of Takuan. It shows that his life, like the difficult times in which he came of age, was marked by periods of considerable turbulence and uncertainty, ... More


An Introduction to Takuan’s Writings on Zen and Swordsmanship

Peter Haskel

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835439
eISBN:
9780824871321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835439.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter discusses Takuan's writings on Zen and swordsmanship, specifically Record of the Marvelous Power of Immovable Wisdom and On the Sword Taie. Takuan's writings on swordsmanship are aimed ... 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


Buddhist Romanticism: Art, Spontaneity, and the Wellsprings of Nature

David L. McMahan

in The Making of Buddhist Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183276
eISBN:
9780199870882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183276.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter investigates the articulation of Buddhism in terms of Romanticism and Transcendentalism by examining how Buddhism has come to be conceived as having a special link to art and creativity. ... More


Translations

Peter Haskel

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835439
eISBN:
9780824871321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835439.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter presents the translations of Takuan's Record of the Marvelous Power of Immovable Wisdom (Fudōchi shinmyō roku) and On the Sword Taie (Tai'a ki).


The Zen Tradition

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo (eds)

in Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835521
eISBN:
9780824870270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This section provides an overview of the Zen tradition and its philosophical significance. Zen Buddhism was one of the three new religious traditions that emerged during a time of political upheaval ... More


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