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Zen

A form of meditation that emphasizes direct experience.
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Another central practice in ancient China was Ch'an Buddhist meditation, in which mind is emptied of mental contents, giving perception a mirror-like clarity in which surroundings become the mind's content: perhaps the most fundamental way of integrating consciousness and Cosmos.
Morishita, "Metabolism and disposition of Kyushin, a drug containing senso (Ch'an Su)," The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, vol.
This is also the teaching of Ch'an Master Sheng Yen, and everything about DDM reflects this expanded, enlightened point of view.
Let's see briefly the Korean Son history which can provide an overarching narrative context: The first Son master who introduced Ch'an Buddhism to the old Korea is recorded as Pomnang (2) ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 632-?), who was ordained by the 4th Patriarch Daoxin ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) in China.
Later developments in Chinese religion and philosophy include Inner Alchemy, Ch'an Buddhism, and Neo-Confucianism (Underhill 2012 and Kohn 1991).
Zen (Ch'an in Chinese), influenced not only by Mahayana Buddhism from India but also Chinese Taoism, attempted to return the performative dimension of practice that Siddhartha Gautama, the historical Buddha, engaged in: the practice of sitting upright, in silence, and paying attention.
Negli ultimi riferimenti del Canzoniere al volo e alle ali, la morte di Laura rende nuovamente possibile il volo dopo quello avvenuto sulle acque dei fiumi, forse solamente perche c'e ancora una volta un ricordo di umanita del tutto concreto (come per i fiumi geograficamente identificabili in questo mondo): "Volo con l'ali de" pensieri al Cielo/si spesse volte che quasi un di loro/ esser mi par ch'an ivi il suo thesoro,/ lasciando in terra lo squarciato velo" (CCCLXII).
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.
Wu presented to the Regent a membership of the Kuomintang National Congress and a seal with the inscription "Golden seal of Ch'an Master Reting Hotugtu".
In classical Chinese literature and especially in Ch'an Buddhism 'dialogue encounter' is used to refer to the questions and responses that take place between Ch'an masters and their students.
"Ch'an Buddhism and the Prophetic Poems of William Blake." Journal of Chinese Philosophy 24, no.
"The Foundling" is a novel of three individuals looking for their own place in Ch'an, also known as Zen in Japanese.