An introduction to Zen Buddhism by Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki

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Published by Grove Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Zen Buddhism.,
  • Buddhism -- China.,
  • Buddhist monasticism and religious orders.

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Book details

Other titlesManual of Zen Buddhism.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1430 .S78 1964
The Physical Object
Pagination132 p. ;
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24211000M
ISBN 100802140521
ISBN 109780802140524
OCLC/WorldCa261345

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As an alternative, the Kindle eBook is available 4/5(). Suzuki, a scholar in Buddhist philosophy, Zen practitioner, and polyglot (he wrote this book and many books in English), is largely known for "bringing Buddhism to the Written in English, A monk once went to Gensha, and wanted to learn where the entrance to the path of truth was.4/5.

This book appears to be a reprint of a book of this name by D. Suzuki. It contains 3 chapters and 50 content pages. However, there is a book by Suzuki of the same name that contains 9 chapters--including the 3 chapters from the version--and (in my edition) about content pages.4/5().

Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki was Japan's foremost authority on Zen Buddhism, and the author of over works on the subject. He was trained as a Buddhist disciple in the great Zen monastery at Kamakura.

From to he worked in the United States as an editor and translator, and later became a lecturer at Tokyo Imperial University.4/5().

Written in a lively, accessible, and straightforward manner, An Introduction to Zen Buddhism is illuminating for the serious student and layperson alike. Suzuki provides a complete vision of Zen, which emphasizes self-understanding and enlightenment through many systems of.

DT Suzuki's Lectures On Zen Buddhism, collected here, are actually better, in my opinion, than the Routledge Classics Suzuki book, Mysticism: Christian and Buddhist, or his An Introduction to Zen Buddhism. I do recommend those books, in fact read anything by Suzuki if you are interested in Zen, however, if you are interested in a more Cited by: Extensively revised and updated, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the development of Buddhism in Asia and the West.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(). Zen Buddhism is considered one of the most austere and exacting forms of Buddhism. One of the unique features of Zen teachings is the Zen koan.

“Koan” (pronounced “KO-ahn”) is a Japanese word with Chinese origins. While koans have been connected with Chinese priests from the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, the exact beginnings of the. About the Book. An Introduction to Zen Buddhism is a book about Zen Buddhism by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki.

First published in Kyoto by the Eastern Buddhist Society, it was soon published in other nations and languages, with an added preface by Carl Jung. The book has come to be regarded as "one of the most influential books on Zen in the West".Cited by: In my Introduction to Zen Buddhism (published ), an outline of Zen teaching is sketched, and in The Training of the Zen Monk () a description of the Meditation Hall and its life is given.

To complete a triptych the present Manual has been compiled. The object is to inform the reader of the various literary materials relating to the. One of the world's leading authorities on Zen Buddhism, D.

Suzuki was the author of more than a hundred works on the subject in both Japanese and English, and was most instrumental in bringing the teachings of Zen Buddhism to the attention of the Western world.

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Suzuki The Heart of the Buddha’s Teachings by Thich Nhat Hanh. Written in a lively, accessible, and straightforward manner, An Introduction to Zen Buddhism is illuminating for the serious student and layperson alike. Suzuki provides a complete vision of Zen, which emphasizes self-understanding and enlightenment through many systems of philosophy, psychology, and ethics/5(9).

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Suzuki. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read An Introduction to Zen Buddhism/5(11). The scholarly answer to that question is that Zen is a school of Mahayana Buddhism that emerged in China about 15 centuries ago.

In China, it is called Ch'an 'an is the Chinese rendering of the Sanskrit word dhyana, which refers to a mind absorbed in meditation."Zen" is the Japanese rendering of Ch'an. Zen is called Thien in Vietnam and Seon in Korea.

An Introduction to Zen Buddhism book. This first volume in the series presents a collection of Suzuki's writings on Zen Buddhist thought and practice. Suzuki's Manual of Zen Buddhism, first published in ; includes sutras, gathas, dharanis, translations of some of the writings of Chinese Zen.

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He wrote several books on Zen in plain English and those books are still counted as basic materials to understand Zen. This book cites numerous anecdotes of the heyday of Zen Buddhism, Tang dynasty. This is the typical style of Zen 4/5().

Strictly speaking, this little book by the Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh is not about Zen. It's more of an introduction to mindfulness and Mahayana. But in the West, this seems to be the book that everyone reads before they show up at the Zen center.

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My teacher recently recommended "Living By Vow: A Practical Introduction To Eight Essential Zen Chants And Texts," by Shohaku Chapter 1, "The Four Bhodisattva Vows": "No matter how long we practice zazen, we cannot be proud of what we have accomplished. D.T. Suzuki has books on Goodreads with ratings.

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Suzuki was the author of more than a hundred works on the subject in both Japanese and English, and was most instrumental in bringing the teachings of Zen Buddhism to the attention of the Western world. Written in a lively, accessible, and straightforward.

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An introduction to Zen Buddhism. [Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki] An evergreen black cat book, BC Foreword by C.G. Jung. "The companion book, Manual of Zen Buddhism, is recommended to be used with this Introduction." Description: pages ; 19 cm. Contents: What is Zen. Get this from a library.

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review: an introduction to zen buddhism, suzuki amount of reading, no amount of teaching, no amount of contemplation will ever make one zen master. life itself. Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Mind Beginner’s Mind. In the forty years since its original publication, Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind has become one of the great modern Zen classics, much beloved, much reread, and much recommended as the best first book to read on Zen.

Suzuki Roshi presents the basics—from the details of posture and breathing in zazen to the perception of. A Zen Life offers a blow-by-blow account of Suzuki's life. Suzuki was born shortly after the Meiji restoration. After centuries of self-imposed isolation from the outside world and the adulation of the medieval Samurai warrior code, Japan was forced to open up by am encounter with US warships, eager for new lands to colonize.

Most other respondents to your question have given you books on Zen practice. I would recommend several books about Zen life. One of my favorites, the book that led me to Zen, is Peter Matthiessen's The Snow Leopard, which won the National Book Aw.

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