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Dōgen"s manuals of Zen meditation

Carl Bielefeldt

Dōgen"s manuals of Zen meditation

by Carl Bielefeldt

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dōgen, 1200-1253.,
  • Dōgen, 1200-1253.,
  • Sōtōshū -- Doctrines.,
  • Meditation -- Zen Buddhism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-244) and index.

    StatementCarl Bielefeldt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ9449.D657 B53 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination259 p. ;
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2383722M
    ISBN 100520060563
    LC Control Number87012527

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    At many points in the practice of meditation, it is important to find a practice-community and a teacher. Click here to go to the SZBA directory of centers. And, click here to read about finding a teacher. The following links provide sound instructions for getting started with meditation: Sanshinji. Soto-zen-net. Zen Mountain Monastery.   Buy Beyond Thinking: A Guide to Zen Meditation 1st ed by Dogen, Kazuaki Tanahashi (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(13).

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Dogen's Manuals of Zen Meditation. by Carl Bielefeldt Reviewed by Ryuichi Abe Philosophy East & West, V. 42, No.3 (July ) pp. Among students of Japanese Zen in the West, Dogen Kigen () occupies a lofty position.

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D.T. Suzuki, the preimminent and enthusiastic ordained Japanese Zen Scholar, presents the subject matter as always with perfect confidence and numerous flying sparks. The Soto version of Zen meditation is known as "just sitting," a practice in which, through the cultivation of the subtle state of "nonthinking," the meditator is said to be brought into perfect accord with the higher consciousness of the "Buddha mind" inherent in all by: 9.

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Over three days in a Zen retreat, which is also known as "Sesshin," we trained together in sitting awareness techniques of meditation, theory and walking meditation. Studies recently released show that Zen Meditation thickens the grey matter in your brain.

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CHAPTER 1. This small book is intended as an introduction to the art of Zen meditation. Since Zen masters are fond of stating that Zen is the most direct and obvious thing in the world, a simple manual for the art of Zen is neither extraordinary nor presumptuous; but it must be presented with the additional reminder that while Zen meditation is very simple, very direct, very ordinary, it is Author: Howard Fast.

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