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Extending their successful series of collections on Zen Buddhism, Heine and Wright present a fifth volume, on what may be the most important topic of all - Zen Masters. Following two volumes on Zen literature (Zen Classics and The Zen Canon) and two volumes on Zen practice (The Koan and Zen Ritual) they now propose a volume on the most significant product of the Zen tradit ...more
Hardcover, 291 pages
Published April 22nd 2010 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published January 1st 2010)
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This can be a somewhat boring read, if you're not too much into historical details. Too much writing is spent on trivial details about these Zen masters and too little on their actual teachings recorded in the classical texts. Just my two cents...