The Blue Cliff Record

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Shambhala, Apr 12, 2005 - Religion - 648 pages
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The Blue Cliff Record is a translation of the Pi Yen Lu , a collection of one hundred famous Zen koans accompanied by commentaries and verses from the teachings of Chinese Zen masters. Compiled in the twelfth century, it is considered one of the great treasures of Zen literature and an essential study manual for students of Zen.

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User Review  - Jughead - Goodreads

One of the Treasures of Chan Buddhism wonderfully translated by the Cleary brothers. I would be better to read one volume at a time (they are still available as separate volumes), unless one is quite ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

Recommended by a great friend, will always have a place in my heart. A slow, hard read but well worth it. Read full review


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