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The three pillars of Zen: teaching, practice, and enlightenment.

Philip Kapleau

The three pillars of Zen: teaching, practice, and enlightenment.

by Philip Kapleau

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zen literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCompiled & edited, with translations, introductions & notes, by Philip Kapleau. Foreword by Huston Smith.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 363 p. :
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23043609M

    A moving, eye-opening work, The Three Pillars of Zen is the definitive introduction to the history and discipline of this classic work of spiritual guidance, the founder of the Rochester Zen Center presents a comprehensive overview of Zen Buddhism. Exploring the three pillars of Zen—teaching, practice, and enlightenment—Roshi Philip /5(3). Through explorations of the three pillars of Zen--teaching, practice, and enlightenment--Roshi Philip Kapleau presents a comprehensive overview of the history and discipline of Zen Buddhism. An established classic, this 35th anniversary edition features new illustrations and photographs, as well as a new afterword by Sensei Bodhin Kjolhede, who has succeeded Philip Kapleau as spiritual 4/5(13).

    Three Pillars of Zen. A term usually taken to refer to dai-funshi, dai-gidan, and dai-shinkon. But it is also used more generally to refer to ‘teaching, practice, and enlightenment’, as in P. Kaplean's book, The Three Pillars of Zen (). Source for information on Three Pillars of Zen: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions dictionary. In this classic work of spiritual guidance, the founder of the Rochester Zen Center presents a comprehensive overview of Zen Buddhism. Exploring the three pillars of Zen—teaching, practice, and enlightenment—Roshi Philip Kapleau, the man who founded one of the oldest and most influential Zen centers in the United States, presents a personal account of his own experiences as a student and /5().

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xix, pages: illustrations ; 21 cm. Contents: Part One: Teaching and practice --I. Yasutani-roshi's introductory lectures on zen training --Editor's introduction --A biographical note on Yasutani-roshi --The lectures --Theory and practice in Zazen --Precautions to observe in Zazen --Illusory visions. The three pillars of Zen: teaching, practice and enlightenment by Philip Kapleau; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Zen, Zen Buddhism.


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