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Chán in China. Bodhidharma · Huineng (Enō) · Mazu Daoyi (Baso) · Shitou Xiqian (Kisen) ..... Dogen, the founder of Soto in Japan, emphasised that practice and awakening cannot be separated. By practicing shikantaza, attainment and ...

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Since its spread to China, the Buddha's dharma has flourished there under the ... Eisai founded Japan's first Zen temple, the Shofuku-ji, in the remote region of ...

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Founded in China in the 6th century C.E. as the Ch'an school of Mahayana ... Zen maintains that this was the way the Buddha himself attained enlightenment.

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Oct 2, 2002 ... The essence of Zen Buddhism is achieving enlightenment by seeing ... we can find the answers in the same place that we found the questions.

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Apr 20, 2004 ... Zen Buddhism is perhaps the most well-known school of Buddhism in ... Its philosophical background can be found in the Lankavatara Sutra, ...

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Jan 13, 2017 ... Alternative Titles: Chan, Seon, Sŏn, Thien, Zen Buddhism .... Japanese Zen monks and nuns founded many monasteries and temples in the ...

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Buddhists and Orientologists are aware that the Ch'an/Zen texts hold that an Indian Monk named Bodhidharma is attributed to be the founder of Ch'an and ...

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Zen is a school of Buddhism which emphasises the practice of meditation as the key ... Thus in the Mountain Landscape, Dong has created a highly original and ...

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The founder of Zen in China was the legendary Bodhidharma, who came to China from India in the late 5th cent. AD He taught the practice of wall-gazing and  ...

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The essential element of Zen Buddhism is found in its name, for Zen means “ meditation.” Zen teaches that enlightenment is achieved through the profound ...