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Secrets of the Blue Cliff Record

Zen Comments by Hakuin and Tenkei
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Zen Buddhism, Religion - World Religions, Religion, Buddhism - Zen, Zen, Religion / Zen Bud
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ISBN 101570629129
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Secrets of the Blue Cliff Record is a fresh translation featuring newly translated commentary from two of the greatest Zen masters of early modern Japan, Hakuin Ekaku (–) of the Rinzai sect of Zen and Tenkei Denson (–) of the Soto sect of Zen/5(14).

Secrets of the Blue Cliff Record is a fresh translation featuring newly translated commentary from two of the greatest Zen masters of early modern Japan, Hakuin Ekaku (–) of the Rinzai sect of Zen and Tenkei Denson (–) of the Soto sect of by: 2.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Thomas Cleary. About Secrets of the Blue Cliff Record The Blue Cliff Record is a classic text of Zen Buddhism, designed to assist in the activation of dormant human potential.

The core of this extraordinary work is a collection of one hundred traditional citations and stories, selected for.

Secrets of the Blue Cliff Record is a fresh translation featuring newly translated commentary from two of the greatest Zen masters of early modern Japan, Hakuin Ekaku (–) of the Rinzai sect of Zen and Tenkei Denson (–) of the Soto sect of Zen.

This translation and commentary on The Blue Cliff Record sheds new light on the meaning of this central Zen text. Secrets of the Blue Cliff Record is a fresh translation featuring newly translated commentary from two of the greatest Zen masters of early modern Japan, Hakuin Ekaku (–) of the Rinzai sect of Zen and Tenkei Denson (–) of the Soto sect of Zen.

This translation and commentary on The Blue Cliff Record sheds new light on the. The Blue Cliff Record(Chinese Biyanlu, Japanese Hekiganroku) is widely considered one of the most important classics of the Chan (Zen) school of ed in China during the Song Dynasty ( C.E.), when Chan literature reached its zenith of development, The Blue Cliff Record soon gained widespread acceptance in Chan circles.

It consists of one hundred excerpts from Reviews: 3. "The Blue Cliff Record reveals to us what enlightenment is, what the enlightened life is, how the patriarchs and masters of old struggled with it, attained it, actualized it, and accomplished it I firmly believe this translation is a milestone and will immensely benefit those who are sincerely engaged in the practice and the /5(32).

These vignettes are known as gongan in Chinese and koan in Japanese. Secrets of the Blue Cliff Record is a fresh translation featuring newly translated commentary from two of the greatest Zen masters of early modern Japan, Hakuin Ekaku () of the Rinzai sect of Zen and Tenkei Denson () of the Soto sect of Zen/5(62).

Buy Secrets of the Blue Cliff Record: Zen Comments by Hakuin and Tenkei New edition by Thomas Cleary (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low. I don't think this replaces Cleary's earlier translation of the Blue Cliff Record but it does supplement it nicely.

It's also a most enjoyable read; I loved this. Unfortunately, like many Zen books, it lacks an index or proper bibliography.

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Secrets. There are no secrets in koans. References. Cleary, T. The BLUE CLIFF RECORD is a classic collection of one hundred traditional Zen teaching stories or KOANS. Although it has been available in English for many years, authentic traditions of commentary on the text have been unavailable to the public, even to most specialists in the field.

Secrets of the Blue Cliff Record is a fresh translation featuring newly translated commentary from two of the greatest Zen masters of early modern Japan, Hakuin Ekaku (–) of the Rinzai sect of Zen and Tenkei Denson (–) of the Soto sect of Zen. The Blue Cliff Record is a classic collection of traditional Zen teaching stories or koans.

This translation includes the commentaries of two of the greatest Zen masters of early modern Japan - Hakuin Ekaku of the Rinzai sect and Tenkei Denson of the Soto sect. The Blue Cliff Record is a translation of the Pi Yen Lu, a collection of one hundred famous Zen koans accompanied by commentaries and verses from the teachings of Chinese Zen ed in the twelfth century, it is considered one of the great treasures of Zen literature and an essential study manual for students of Zen/5.

Secrets of the Blue Cliff Record: Zen Comments by Hakuin and Tenkei eBook: Thomas Cleary: : Kindle Store. Given the size of the book, this story is most likely apocryphal; but Dogen is still credited with introducing the collection to Japan, where it had a wide circulation.

Literary qualities. The Blue Cliff Record was a subtle and literary text, with wide-ranging philosophical implications, as opposed for example to the more straightforward nature.

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The core of this work is a collection of one hundred traditional citations. The Blue Cliff Records were complied by Ch’an by Master Yunmen about A.D.

in Chinese Ch’an is Zen in Japanese Containing Koan Stories it is considered a masterpiece of Chan. Dedication To the beloved Ch’an (Zen) Masters who have kept the beauty and tradition of Chan, (Zen) since Bodhidharma came to China from India in about A.D.

Secrets of the Blue Cliff Record: Zen Comments by Hakuin and Tenkei edited and translated by Thomas Cleary (Shambhala) THE BLUE CLIFF RECORD is a classic text of Zen Buddhism, designed to assist in the activation of dormant human potential.

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out of 5 stars Paperback. 9 offers from £Reviews: Tenkei Denson, in Cleary’s “Secrets of the Blue Cliff Record”, writes that “I don’t ask you about before the 15th” refers to “Getting rid of everything so that even one does not stand, not holding on to anything, not grasping or dwelling”.

The Blue Cliff Record is a translation of the Pi Yen Lu, a collection of one hundred famous Zen koans accompanied by commentaries and verses from the teachings of Chinese Zen masters. Compiled in the twelfth century, it is considered one of the great treasures of Zen literature and an essential study manual for students of : Shambhala.

Finally, to get a sense of his approach to the koan practice that was so important to him, the best book may well be Thomas Cleary's Secrets of the Blue Cliff Record.

It includes Hakuin's commentary on all cases of that classic collection. The blue cliff record / compiled by Chongxian; commented upon by Kʻo-chʻin (Taishō vol Number ); translated into English by Thomas Cleary.

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