Zen Buddhism


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Zen Buddhism a Buddhist doctrine that enlightenment can be attained through direct intuitive insight
    • n Zen Buddhism school of Mahayana Buddhism asserting that enlightenment can come through meditation and intuition rather than faith; China and Japan
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In literature:

An eleventh board proclaimed that he was of the Zen sect of Buddhism.
"The Foundations of Japan" by J.W. Robertson Scott
Essays in Zen Buddhism: First Series, trans.
"Zen Culture" by Thomas Hoover
Heinrich Dumoulin offers a brief assessment of his influence in his two books: Development of Chinese Zen and History of Zen Buddhism.
"The Zen Experience" by Thomas Hoover

In news:

"Zen Buddhism " also shows more than 40 hanging scrolls whose paintings and calligraphy were created by Zen Buddhist monks from 1600 to 1868.
The bowl is part of a new exhibit opening at the Frank H McClung Museum called "Zen Buddhism and the Arts of Japan".
John Cage and Zen Buddhism .
Kay Larson talks about how Zen Buddhism influenced American artists in the years following World War II, especially experimental composer John Cage.
After serving as governor from 1975 to 1983 and losing a race for US Senate, Brown traveled to Japan to study Zen Buddhism .
Zen is a Mahayan tradition of Buddhism that teaches enlightenment through meditation.
James Ishmael Ford is a Buddhist teacher, author, and blogger who embraces Zen Buddhism within the structure of American religious tradition.
Singer-songwriter Stuart Davis was introduced to Zen Buddhism by his drummer and now is considered a monk by some.
Takashi Murakami's show at Gagosian, " Tranquility of the Heart, Torment of the Flesh," includes new paintings of the founder of Zen Buddhism.
I taught atheism alongside the arguments and evidence for and against agnosticism, Christianity, Judaism, Zen Buddhism and the other major religions.
Zen Buddhism offers tools to harmonize the body and mind, allowing us to appreciate the freedom and spaciousness of life in the present moment.
This is for those interested in learning about and experiencing the practice of Zen Buddhism.
An eating tour of Japan's timeless Kyoto, where the spirit of Zen Buddhism permeates everything from the architecture to the food.
Norman Fischer can connect Zen Buddhism with almost anything.
From instant enlightenment to conscious departure, the Sixth (and last) Patriarch of Ch'an ( Zen ) Buddhism, Hui Neng, is the subject of Master of Zen .