Teach Yourself Zen
This introduction explains and points the way to the experience of Zen, bringing heightened consciousness, spiritual fulfillment, and enlightenment. The author discusses the basic doctrine of Buddhism and the expanded principles of Mahayana Buddhism. He also examines the actual process of self-training toward the Zen experience of Reality.
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achieve action answer attain awakening basic become Bodhidharma Bodhisattva Buddha Buddha-nature Buddha's teachings called Caodong century Chinese Christmas Humphreys compassion concept consciousness cultivate Daoism Daoxin Dharma dhydna doctrines Dogen duality ego-self emotions emptiness enlightenment Essence of Mind existence experience famous feeling followers form of Buddhism Hakuin heart Heart Sutra Hongren Huike Huineng Humphreys impermanence importance India intellect intuition Japan Japanese karma koan later Linji lives Mahayana path meaning meditation mondo monks moral nature negative Nirvana No-Mind Non-duality ourselves Patriarch Perfection of Insight person Platform Sutra practice prajnd pupil reality realization rebirth Rinzai Zen Roshi Samsara Sangha Sariputra satori School of Zen Sengcan sense Shenhui Shenxiu sitting Soto spiritual student Subhuti suffering Suzuki Tathagata teacher things thinking thought true Truth understanding Western words Zen approach Zen Bsm Zen Buddhism Zen masters Zen monastery Zen training Zendo