By Nan Huai-Chin

ISBN-10: 1462901174

ISBN-13: 9781462901173

The tale of chinese language Zen starts with the basis that the weather in the course of Shakyamuni's founding of Buddhism in India eventually inspired the diversities in the back of Hinayana and Mahayana notion, perform, and strategies of looking attention. From there - starting with its transmission to China - grasp Nan outlines the Zen tuition, exploring affects at the improvement of Zen ahead of the early T'ang dynasty, various technique of learning Zen and pursuing the guts and aim of Zen. He explores the connection among Zen and neo-Confucianism and the inseparability of faith and Zen from chinese language literature and philosophy, specifically Taoism.

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16 (e) 43 Dharani-doors. AA19,\5 (/) 10 Stages. /M I 9, 16. Ad-ch. 17 2. Three questions concerning the great vehicle. AAĪ9, 17. y4rf-ch. 18 3. Why the "Great Vehicle" is so called. AA I 10, 1. Ad-ch. 19. OUTLINE OF CHAPTERS 1-21 33 D. ATTAINMENT 1. The Bodhisattva goes forth to attainment. A A I 10, 6a. Ad-ch. 20 2. Impossibility of Attainment (a) Nothing is really ever brought forth. A A I 10, 6b (b) Nonduality. AAllO, 6d (c) Nonproduction. AA I 10, 7. Ad-ch. 21 3. — A A I 10, 8 EPILOGUE In Chapters 1-21 three systems of division were used : (a) the chapters of Ad, (b) the divisions of A A which are an integral part of P, and (c) my own subdivisions, explained in detail in the 'Introductory Remarks'.

IMMpp-s ch. 48, chuan 31, pp. 285b-296b. lûiVIII, 29. 102pp. 45-63. K»w. 8-18. l0 *Madhy-v-t. p. 58 : sarva-sūtrānta-abhisamdhi-vyākarana-artham. ° 5 pp. 95-6. e. Mahāyānasamgraha ch. 5, 1. Madhy-v-t. pp. 101-107. Siddhi pp. 639-660. unEssays HI, 222-228. 1Oi jñāna-sambhara H. 109 The number varies in different documents. The Tibetan translation of S, for instance, gives 162. e. the signless, emptiness, and the wishless (see P 208). In the beginnings of the Mahayana it became usual to give names to a manifold variety of concentrated attentions on insights into aspects of the truth, and even to the concomitants of being in a state of concentration.

1281,76 sq. 1297- 309. 127 24 THE LARGE SUTRA ON PERFECT WISDOM shadowed in CIII,2, and which continues until the end of D. "Going forth" (nir-yāna) may mean also "marching out of", or "issuing from", and there is, of course, in the Sanskrit the connection with "vehicle" iyāna). "Progress in going forth" (see at CH,4) brings about, in the end, the attainment of the omniscience of a Buddha. D D. e. the dialectics of attainment. First of all we are assured (Dl) that the Bodhisattva reaches his goal, and attains to all-knowledge.

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