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Author Schl├╝tter, Morten.

Title How Zen became Zen [electronic resource] : the dispute over enlightenment and the formation of Chan Buddhism in Song-dynasty China / Morten Schl├╝tter.

Published Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description x, 289 p.
Series Studies in East Asian Buddhism ; 22
Studies in East Asian Buddhism ; no. 22.
Notes "A Kuroda Institute book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-275) and index.
Contents Chan Buddhism in the Song: some background -- The Chan school and the Song state -- Procreation and patronage in the Song Chan school -- A new Chan tradition: the reinvention of the Caodong lineage in the Song -- A dog has no Buddha-nature: Kanhua Chan and Dahui Zonggao's attacks on silent illumination -- The Caodong tradition as the target of attacks by the Linji tradition -- Silent illumination and the Caodong tradition.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Zen Buddhism -- China -- History.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780824832551 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0824832558 (hardcover : alk. paper)