Obaku Zen: The Emergence of the Third Sect of Zen in Tokugawa Japan Helen Josephine Baroni

ISBN: 9780824821951

Published: February 1st 2000

Hardcover

296 pages


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Obaku Zen: The Emergence of the Third Sect of Zen in Tokugawa Japan  by  Helen Josephine Baroni

Obaku Zen: The Emergence of the Third Sect of Zen in Tokugawa Japan by Helen Josephine Baroni
February 1st 2000 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 296 pages | ISBN: 9780824821951 | 6.48 Mb

This is the first detailed English-language study of the Obaku branch of Japanese Zen. Beginning with the founding of the sect in Japan by Chinese monks in the seventeenth century, the volume describes the conflicts and maneuverings within theMoreThis is the first detailed English-language study of the Obaku branch of Japanese Zen.

Beginning with the founding of the sect in Japan by Chinese monks in the seventeenth century, the volume describes the conflicts and maneuverings within the Buddhist and secular communities that led to the emergence of Obaku as a distinctive institution during the early Tokugawa period.



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