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Zen (Chinese: 禪; pinyin: Chán) is a school of Mahayana Buddhism that originated in China ..... 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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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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Zen, translated from the Sanskrit dhyana meaning "meditation," is a school of Buddhism which has had significant impact in Japan. ... Origin, China / Japan. Followers, 10,000,000. Deity, None (N/A). Sacred Texts, Platform Sutra, Lankavatara ...

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Zen: important school of East Asian Buddhism that constitutes the mainstream ... Japanese Zen monks and nuns founded many monasteries and temples in the ...

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Make research projects and school reports about Zen Buddhism easy with ... The founder of Zen in China was the legendary Bodhidharma, who came to China ...

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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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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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Zen is a school of Buddhism which emphasises the practice of meditation as the key ... to the familiar and commonplace, including objects of humble origin.

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Buddha was an ordinary man but was of noble birth, being the son of a rajah from the Shakya clan. He was born 2600 years ago in a little kingdom in the north of ...