The Lion's Roar: Actualizing Buddhism in Daily Life and Building the Pure Land in Our Midst

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Although Japanese Zen is well-known in the West, there is much less awareness of its roots in Chinese Ch'an Buddhism. Ch'an represents a unique and refreshingly sinitic reinterpretation of the Buddhism brought from India, incorporating elements of native Taoism. The wit and wisdom of Ch'an Buddhist masters are brought forth in this text through stories about their encounters with life. Beneath these deceptively simple narratives lie the profound truths of Buddhist philosophy, providing deep insights into the human condition ...

The Lion's Roar: Actualizing Buddhism in Daily Life and Building the Pure Land in Our Midst 1991, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820415444

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