Download e-book for kindle: Did D=ogen Go to China?: What He Wrote and When He Wrote It by Steven Heine

By Steven Heine

ISBN-10: 0195305701

ISBN-13: 9780195305708

ISBN-10: 0195305922

ISBN-13: 9780195305920

D?gen (1200-1253), the founding father of the S?t? Zen sect in Japan, is mainly recognized for introducing to eastern Buddhism a number of the texts and practices that he found in China. Heine reconstructs the context of D?gen's travels to and reflections on China via a serious examine conventional resources either by means of and approximately D?gen in mild of contemporary eastern scholarship. whereas many reviews emphasize the original positive factors of D?gen's eastern affects, this booklet calls cognizance to the best way chinese language and eastern parts have been fused in D?gen's non secular imaginative and prescient. It unearths many new fabrics and insights into Dogen's major writings, together with the a number of versions of the Sh?b?genz?, and the way and while this seminal textual content was once created through D?gen and was once edited and interpreted by way of his disciples. This publication is the end result of the author's thirty years of analysis on D?gen and gives the reader with a finished method of the master's existence works and an figuring out of the final profession trajectory of 1 of an important figures within the historical past of Buddhism and Asian spiritual thought.

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