This volume covers rituals from the early Chan period to modern Japan and key developments that occurred in the Linji/Rinzai and Caodon/Soto schools. It describes how rituals mold the lives of its practitioners in accordance with the ideal of Zen awakening; a significant step towards placing these practices in historical and analytical perspective.
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(242mm x 161mm x 22mm)
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Author Biography - Steven Heine
Steven Heine is Professor of Religious Studies and History and Director of the Institute for Asian Studies at Florida International University. Dale S. Wright is David B. and Mary H. Gamble Professor of Religious Studies and Asian Studies at Occidental College. They are the coeditors of The Koan, Zen Canon, and Zen Classics.