The blue cliff record, Volume 1

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Shambhala, 1977 - Philosophy - 656 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  - Marian - Goodreads

The Blue Cliff Record is a classic text of Ch'an Buddhism, drawing on a hundred public cases (the famous koans) from the lives of the Ancient Masters. The dialogues are brimming over with surprising ... Read full review

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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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