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Hoofprint of the Ox. Principles of the Chan Buddhist Path as Taught by a Modern Chinese Master. Master Sheng-yen. With Dan Stevenson. Read “Hoofprint of the Ox Principles of the Chan Buddhist Path as Taught by a Modern Chinese Master” by Master Sheng-yen with Rakuten Kobo. Revered by. Hoofprint of the ox: principles of the Chan Buddhist path as taught by a modern Chinese Master. Responsibility: Master Sheng-yen ; with Dan Stevenson.

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Hoofprint of the Ox: Principles of the Chan Buddhist Path as Taught by a Modern Chinese Master

See if you have enough hoogprints for this item. The first chapter seemed to be an overview of Chan Buddhism that got way too technical for me, but I’m glad I stuck with it.

Andre van der Braak. Doug rated it really liked it Mar 31, What it Means to be a Chan Master. The title is tthe in the final chapter.

Master Sheng-yen then expounds Chan Buddhism, recounting its centuries-old history in China and illuminating its fundamental tenets. Josh rated it it was amazing Nov 27, hoofpeints Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. This is probably an excellent book if you are ready to set out and are serious about getting into Zen Buddhism.

Trivia About Hoofprint of the Opening the Door of Your Heart. Skip to search Skip hopfprints main content. The author, Chan Master Sheng-yen, is a revered figure in the Chinese Buddhist diaspora who divides his time between institutions in Taipei and New York.


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Sheng-yen offers readers a course that blends academic learning, study of Buddhist doctrine, and rigorous meditation practice. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them.

Master Sheng-yen is an expatriate monk from mainland China who has been teaching in Taiwan and the United States for over two decades.

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We appreciate your feedback. Hoofprint of the ox: Beginning with hofprints basic overview of Od and meditation, the book then details the progressive mental exercises traditionally followed by all Buddhists.

Visions of Awakening Space and Time. While demanding the mental and physical discipline of traditional Buddhist doctrine, it asserts that wisdom Buddha-nature is innate and immediate in all living beings, and thus not to be achieved through devotion to the strictures of religious practice.

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Known as the Three Disciplines, these procedures develop moral purity, meditative concentration, and enlightening insight through the “stilling” of the mind. Kevin Allen rated it liked it Mar 02, Oct 12, Panchita: Introduction to Master Sheng-yen.


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Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Lists with This Book. Hoofprint of the Ox: In the early stages of practice, the learner has to follow the “hoofprints of the ox”, which represents the teachings offered by scripture and oral tradition. Haikuist rated it it was amazing May 29, Although Zen Buddhism originated and evolved in China and is experiencing a revival there today, most Westerners are far more familiar with its Japenese manifestation as popularized by D.

Contributor Stevenson, Daniel B. Please review your cart. Often misunderstood as a system of mind games, the Chan path leads to enlightenment through apparent contradiction. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. The second chapter starts dealing with meditation, and then the other aspect of Chan Buddhism. Master Sheng-yen provides an unprecedented understanding of Chan, its precepts, and its practice.