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Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki is considered a key figure in the introduction of Buddhism to the non-Asian world. Many in the West encountered Buddhism for the very first time through his writings and teaching, and for nearly a century his work and legacy have contributed to the ongoing religious and cultural interchange between Japan and the rest of the world, particularly the United States and Europe. As an early and influential representative of Zen Buddhism outside of Japan, Suzuki shaped the global conversation about the nature of religious practice for much of the twentieth century. This is the first of a multivolume series gathering the full range of Suzuki’s writings. Volume 1 (Zen) presents a collection of Suzuki’s classic essays as well as lesser-known but equally influential articles on Zen Buddhist thought and practice. Chinese and Japanese characters, which were originally removed from most post–World War II editions of Suzuki’s essays, have been reinstated, and the romanization of Buddhist names and technical terms has been updated uniformly throughout the volume. This collection also contains an in-depth introduction to Suzuki’s approach to Zen that places his influence in the context of modern developments in religious thought, practice, and scholarship, making this a useful edition for contemporary scholars and students of Buddhism.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. xi-lviii
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  1. Editorial Note
  2. pp. lvii-lviii
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  1. 1. A Recommendation for Quiet Sitting
  2. pp. 1-10
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  1. 2. Zen and Meditation
  2. pp. 11-13
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  1. 3. On Satori—The Revelation of a New Truth in Zen Buddhism
  2. pp. 14-38
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  1. 4. The Secret Message of Bodhidharma, or The Content of Zen Experience
  2. pp. 39-57
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  1. 5. Life of Prayer and Gratitude
  2. pp. 58-67
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  1. 6. Dōgen, Hakuin, Bankei: Three Types of Thought in Japanese Zen
  2. pp. 68-93
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  1. 7. Unmon on Time
  2. pp. 94-103
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  1. 8. The Morning Glory
  2. pp. 104-112
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  1. 9. The Role of Nature in Zen Buddhism
  2. pp. 113-135
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  1. 10. The Awakening of a New Consciousness in Zen
  2. pp. 136-163
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  1. 11. The Koan and The Five Steps
  2. pp. 164-188
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  1. 12. Self the Unattainable
  2. pp. 189-195
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  1. 13. Zen and Psychiatry
  2. pp. 196-201
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  1. 14. Early Memories
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 211-234
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  1. Glossary of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Terms
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  1. Bibliography
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  1. Index
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780520959613
Related ISBN
9780520269194
MARC Record
OCLC
895453234
Pages
317
Launched on MUSE
2014-11-15
Language
English
Open Access
No
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