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The Zen monastic experience

Robert E. Buswell

The Zen monastic experience

Buddhist practice in contemporary Korea

by Robert E. Buswell

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Korea (South)
    • Subjects:
    • Songgwangsa (Sŭngju-gun, Korea),
    • Monastic and religious life (Zen Buddhism) -- Korea (South)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-259) and index.

      StatementRobert E. Buswell, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ9294.4.K6 B87 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 264 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1559128M
      ISBN 100691074070
      LC Control Number91040118

        Book Review: Robert E Buswell, Jr — The Zen Monastic Experience. It is a book of a particular time and a particular place – published in , and relating to personal experience as a fully practising monk for five years in Songgwangsa (near . The Zen tradition is maintained and transferred by a high degree of institutionalisation, despite the emphasis on individual experience and the iconoclastic picture of Zen.. In Japan, modernity has led to criticism of the formal system and the commencement of lay-oriented Zen-schools such as the Sanbo Kyodan and the Ningen Zen Kyodan. How to organize the continuity of the Zen .

      Zen Mountain Monastery and Zen Center of New York City The Mountains and Rivers Order is a Western Zen Buddhist lineage established by the late John Daido Loori Roshi and dedicated to sharing the dharma as it has been passed down, generation to generation, since the time of Shakyamuni Buddha.   Zen at Work is the memoir of an IBM design engineer who maintained both a corporate job and a monastic lifestyle at Kannon Do for 30 years before retiring and becoming the abbot. It's a bit different than the 'westerner knocks on the door of the zendo' but wow, its really fascinating and well written!

        The Zen Monastic Experience: Buddhist Practice in Contemporary Korea, Robert E. Buswell, Princeton University Press, , X, , pages. Robert Buswell, a Buddhist scholar who spent five years as a Zen monk in Korea, draws on personal experience in this insightful account of day-to-day Zen monastic practice. ZEN MONASTIC LIFE Robert E. Buswell, Jr., The Zen Monastic Experience, Princeton: Princeton University Press, Shohei Ichimura, trans., The Baizhang Zen Monastic Regulations, Berkeley: Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research, (free download here)Jon Covell and Yamada Sobin, Zen at Daitoku-ji, Tokyo: Kodansha, buy now.


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