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Author Leighton, Taigen Dan

Title Vision of Awakening Space and Time Dogen and the Lotus Sutra
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2008


Description 1 online resource (206 pages)
Contents Contents; 1. The Pivotal Lotus Story and Dogen's Worldview; 2. Hermeneutics and Discourse Styles in Studies of the Lotus Sutra and Dogen; 3. Selected East Asian Interpretations of the Story; 4. Dogen's Interpretations of This Lotus Sutra Story; 5. Dogen's View of Earth, Space, and Time Seen in Mahayana Context; Afterword: Implications of Dogen's Mahayana Worldview; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary As a religion concerned with universal liberation, Zen grew out of a Buddhist worldview very different from the currently prevalent scientific materialism. Indeed, says Taigen Dan Leighton, Zen cannot be fully understood outside of a worldview that sees reality itself as a vital, dynamic agent of awareness and healing. In this book, Leighton explicates that worldview through the writings of the Zen master Eihei D?gen (1200-1253), considered the founder of the Japanese S?t? Zen tradition, which currently enjoys increasing popularity in the West. The Lotus Sutra, arguably the most important Budd
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Dōgen, 1200-1253.
Dōgen, 1200-1253
SUBJECT Tripiṭaka. Sūtrapiṭaka. Saddharmapuṇḍarīkasūtra -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Tripiṭaka. Sūtrapiṭaka. Saddharmapuṇḍarīkasūtra fast
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199724277