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The Sixth Patriarch’s Dharma Jewel Platform Sutra

A classic reference on Chan (Zen) Buddhism
 

0-88139-316 $18.00
Hardcover 445 p 2002

Chinese version 0-88139-101-8 $16.00
Vietnamese version 0-88139-809-8 $16.00

The only Chinese sutra on meditation, expounded by Tang Dynasty Buddhist Master Hui Neng of China. He taught the doctrine of no-thought and sudden enlightenment, and covered such topics as desire and ignorance, different levels of consciousness and ultimate reality. Filled with Buddhist history, the book also covers the enlightenment of the first five Chinese patriarchs.

...an impressive and reader accessible English translation of the fundamental text of Ch’an Buddhism ...Effectively rendered into English by the Buddhist Text Translation Society, and enhanced with commentary by Triptaka Master Hua ...Highly recommended reading

Midwest Book Review