The Teachings of Master Wuzhu: Zen and Religion of by Adamek L Wendi

By Adamek L Wendi

The list of the Dharma-Jewel throughout the Generations (Lidai fabao ji) is a little-known Chan/Zen Buddhist textual content of the 8th century, rediscovered in 1900. The textual content relayss a desirable sectarian heritage of Buddhism refracted throughout the innovative philosophy of Bao Tang founder Chan grasp Wuzhu (714–774).

The Lidai fabao ji illustrates grasp Wuzhu’s reinterpretation of the chinese language practices of benefit, repentance, precepts, and Dharma transmission. those elements of conventional Buddhism stay issues of dialogue in modern perform, making the Lidai fabao ji an essential rfile of its struggles and compromises. Wendi L. Adamek’s brings grasp Wuzhu’s experimental group to lifestyles and situates his paradigm-shifting teachings in the heritage of Buddhist thought.

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