Hoofprint of the Ox. Principles of the Chan Buddhist Path as Taught by a Modern Chinese Master. Master Sheng-yen. With Dan Stevenson. Read “Hoofprint of the Ox Principles of the Chan Buddhist Path as Taught by a Modern Chinese Master” by Master Sheng-yen with Rakuten Kobo. Revered by. Hoofprint of the ox: principles of the Chan Buddhist path as taught by a modern Chinese Master. Responsibility: Master Sheng-yen ; with Dan Stevenson.

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Beginning with a basic overview of Buddhism and meditation, Hoofprint of the Ox details the progressive mental exercises traditionally followed thd all Buddhists. Joshua rated it it was amazing Sep 04, Jim Sherblom rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Browse related items Start at call number: While demanding the mental and physical discipline of traditional Buddhist doctrine, it asserts that wisdom Buddha-nature is innate and immediate in all living beings, and thus not to be achieved through devotion tthe the strictures of religious practice.

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I will read it many many times. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Master Sheng-yen then hootprints Chan Buddhism, recounting its centuries-old history in China and illuminating its fundamental tenets.

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Master Sheng-yen provides an unprecedented understanding of Chan, its precepts, and its practice. The Eye Never Tge. Choose your country or region Close. Craig Dove rated it really liked it Dec 28, Item s unavailable for purchase. Skip to search Skip to main content. As an overview of Chan principles topics included are: Meditation and the Principles for Training Body and Mind.

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The second chapter starts dealing with meditation, and then the other aspect of Chan Buddhism. Having said that, it basically details all the aspects, history hoocprints beliefs of Chan Buddhism.


Drawing its title from a famous series of pictures that symbolizes the Chan path as the search of an ox-herd for his wayward ox, Hoofprint of the Ox is an inspirational guide to self-discovery through mental transformation.

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Glimpses of an Unfamiliar Japan. Just like how he wrote that “Chan has undergone a steady dilution as it has moved from China to Japan to America”, I wonder to what extent he noticed that seems to apply to the history of Buddhism as a whole. Mike rated it it was amazing May 06, The purpose of Buddhist practice is to attain unsurpassed, perfect enlightenment or Buddhahood.

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