The Ten Ox-Herding Images are an ingenious set of metaphors representing the process of awakening, the complete recognition of the original mind. These images by Rinzai Ch'an priest Kuoan Shiyuan of the 12th century, reproduced by Tensho Shubun (1414 - 1463), have been repainted throughout the centuries. But while varying versions exist, what they convey stands unchanged. Part of the Zen tradition, they show how to train the mind, a process shared by all schools of the Buddha Vehicle. This mind training, in the form of ten ...

Ten Ox-Herding Images 2016, Lulu.com, Morrisville

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