The Resource Public Zen, Personal Zen : A Buddhist Introduction, (electronic resource)

Public Zen, Personal Zen : A Buddhist Introduction, (electronic resource)

Label
Public Zen, Personal Zen : A Buddhist Introduction
Title
Public Zen, Personal Zen
Title remainder
A Buddhist Introduction
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This deeply informed book introduces the basic teachings and practices of Buddhism and their spread across Asia. Peter D. Hershock explores the history of the enduring Japanese tradition of Zen-from its beginnings as a form of Buddhist thought and practice imported from China to its reinvention in medieval Japan as a force for religious, political, and cultural change to its role in Japan's embrace of modernity. He deftly blends historical detail with the felt experiences of Zen practitioners grappling with the meanings of human suffering, personal freedom, and the integration of s
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hershock, Peter D
Dewey number
294.3/927
Index
no index present
LC call number
BQ9262.3
LC item number
.H47 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Critical Issues in World and International History
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Zen Buddhism
  • RELIGION / Comparative Religion
Label
Public Zen, Personal Zen : A Buddhist Introduction, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C0E8F0D5-F20F-4FCA-BC94-5BF8FEA26606
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Historical Background: Zen
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Zen Origins; 1 Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha from India to China; Buddhist Beginnings; The Early Sangha; Core Teachings: The Dharma; Core Practices; Sangha, Society, and State; The Emergence of Buddhist Diversity; Theravāda; Mahāyāna; Vajrayāna; Truing the Dharma; Ranking the Teachings; Buddha-Nature; Questioning Authority; Chan; 2 The Japanese Transformation of Buddhism; Writing and Authority: The Growth of Buddhism in Japan; Ritual and Authority: The Emergence of Japanese Buddhism; Tendai; Shingon; Buddhism as a Prevailing Common Sense
  • Mappō: The Decline of the Dharma3 From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen; From Periphery to Center: The Changing Status of Chan; From Chan to Nascent Zen; Part II: Public Zen; 4 Rinzai Zen; The Gozan System: The Institutionalization of Zen Monastic Hierarchies; The Rinka Monasteries and the Provincial Spread of Zen; Rinzai in the Late Muromachi and Edo Periods; An Era of Unrest: From the Ashikaga to the Tokugawa; Foreign Influences and the Changing Fortunes of Rinzai; Rinzai Revision and Revival in the Tokugawa; The Arrival of Ming Buddhism and the Advent of Zen Sectarianism; 5 Sōtō Zen
  • Succession MattersKeizan and the Expansion of Sōtō Religiosity; Post-Dōgen Dynamics: Competitions, Crossings, or Complementarities; Institutional Expansion and Popularization; Sōtō Religious Substance; Institutional Structures; Sōtō Developments under the Tokugawa; The Impact of Ōbaku Zen; Sōtō beyond the Temple Doors; 6 Ōbaku Zen; Historical Contexts; Chinese Lineage Disputes and the Arrival of Ōbaku Zen in Japan; A Mixed Reception; Ōbaku Syncretism: Rinzai Reservations; Ōbaku's Success as an Independent Zen Tradition; Zen Family Matters: The Status of Ōbaku within Japanese Zen
  • 7 Zen in a Modernizing JapanAnti-Buddhist Fallout of the Meiji Restoration; Questioning the Past and Nation Building; Zen and Modernity; Strengthening the Nation: Zen as Collaborator and Critic; Transnational Zen: The Globalization of Buddhism as a World Religion; Part III: Personal Zen; 8 Practicing Zen; Personal Discipline and Ritual Efficacy; The Moral Efficacy of Communal Practice; The Personal Nature of Communal Practice; The Liberating Nature of Discipline; The Challenges of Zen Partnership; Zen beyond the Temple Walls; Dialogues in a Dream; Zen Training as Relational Opening
  • 9 Zen Exemplars: Dōgen, Ikkyū, Hakuin, and RyōkanDōgen Kigen, 1200-1253: The Religious Virtuoso and Philosopher; Ikkyū Sōjun, 1394-1481: The Social Critic and Iconoclast; Hakuin Ekaku, 1686-1768: The Religious Firebrand and Reformer; Ryōkan Taigu, 1758-1831: The Gentle and Poetic Country "Fool"; Characterizing Zen: The Absence of an "Ideal Type"; 10 Zen Here and Now; Coming to the West: Changing Zen; Contemporary Zen Prospects; An Achievement of Practice; Global Zen: The Evolving Interdependence of Public and Personal Zen; Notes; Works Cited; Further Reading; Historical Background: Buddhism
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (291 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442216143
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)874322975
Label
Public Zen, Personal Zen : A Buddhist Introduction, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C0E8F0D5-F20F-4FCA-BC94-5BF8FEA26606
Publication
Note
Historical Background: Zen
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Zen Origins; 1 Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha from India to China; Buddhist Beginnings; The Early Sangha; Core Teachings: The Dharma; Core Practices; Sangha, Society, and State; The Emergence of Buddhist Diversity; Theravāda; Mahāyāna; Vajrayāna; Truing the Dharma; Ranking the Teachings; Buddha-Nature; Questioning Authority; Chan; 2 The Japanese Transformation of Buddhism; Writing and Authority: The Growth of Buddhism in Japan; Ritual and Authority: The Emergence of Japanese Buddhism; Tendai; Shingon; Buddhism as a Prevailing Common Sense
  • Mappō: The Decline of the Dharma3 From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen; From Periphery to Center: The Changing Status of Chan; From Chan to Nascent Zen; Part II: Public Zen; 4 Rinzai Zen; The Gozan System: The Institutionalization of Zen Monastic Hierarchies; The Rinka Monasteries and the Provincial Spread of Zen; Rinzai in the Late Muromachi and Edo Periods; An Era of Unrest: From the Ashikaga to the Tokugawa; Foreign Influences and the Changing Fortunes of Rinzai; Rinzai Revision and Revival in the Tokugawa; The Arrival of Ming Buddhism and the Advent of Zen Sectarianism; 5 Sōtō Zen
  • Succession MattersKeizan and the Expansion of Sōtō Religiosity; Post-Dōgen Dynamics: Competitions, Crossings, or Complementarities; Institutional Expansion and Popularization; Sōtō Religious Substance; Institutional Structures; Sōtō Developments under the Tokugawa; The Impact of Ōbaku Zen; Sōtō beyond the Temple Doors; 6 Ōbaku Zen; Historical Contexts; Chinese Lineage Disputes and the Arrival of Ōbaku Zen in Japan; A Mixed Reception; Ōbaku Syncretism: Rinzai Reservations; Ōbaku's Success as an Independent Zen Tradition; Zen Family Matters: The Status of Ōbaku within Japanese Zen
  • 7 Zen in a Modernizing JapanAnti-Buddhist Fallout of the Meiji Restoration; Questioning the Past and Nation Building; Zen and Modernity; Strengthening the Nation: Zen as Collaborator and Critic; Transnational Zen: The Globalization of Buddhism as a World Religion; Part III: Personal Zen; 8 Practicing Zen; Personal Discipline and Ritual Efficacy; The Moral Efficacy of Communal Practice; The Personal Nature of Communal Practice; The Liberating Nature of Discipline; The Challenges of Zen Partnership; Zen beyond the Temple Walls; Dialogues in a Dream; Zen Training as Relational Opening
  • 9 Zen Exemplars: Dōgen, Ikkyū, Hakuin, and RyōkanDōgen Kigen, 1200-1253: The Religious Virtuoso and Philosopher; Ikkyū Sōjun, 1394-1481: The Social Critic and Iconoclast; Hakuin Ekaku, 1686-1768: The Religious Firebrand and Reformer; Ryōkan Taigu, 1758-1831: The Gentle and Poetic Country "Fool"; Characterizing Zen: The Absence of an "Ideal Type"; 10 Zen Here and Now; Coming to the West: Changing Zen; Contemporary Zen Prospects; An Achievement of Practice; Global Zen: The Evolving Interdependence of Public and Personal Zen; Notes; Works Cited; Further Reading; Historical Background: Buddhism
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (291 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442216143
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)874322975

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