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Emerson and Zen Buddhism

by John G. Rudy

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Religion.,
    • Religion and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Zen Buddhism -- United States.,
    • Zen Buddhism in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-264) and index.

      StatementJohn G. Rudy.
      SeriesStudies in American literature ;, v. 42, Studies in American literature (Lewiston, N.Y.) ;, v. 42.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1642.R4 R84 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 278 p. ;
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6796867M
      ISBN 100773474617
      LC Control Number00069112

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      Buddhism has become the fastest growing religion in Australia and some other Western nations. Some of the major reasons for this spread include globalization, immigration, improved literacy and education (most Westerners are first exposed to Buddhism through books), and the breakdown of the hegemony of Christianity on Western culture. The practice of Zen meditation or Zazen (座禅 - za meaning sitting, and Zen meaning meditation in Japanese), is the core of Zen Buddhism: without it, there is no Zen. Zen meditation, is a way of vigilance and self-discovery which is practiced while sitting on a meditation eventfr.com is the experience of living from moment to moment, in the here and now.

      In the present chapter, entitled Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Zen Buddhism, Kenneth Fung and Josephine Wong first provide a short account of the historical development of Western Buddhism. The importance given to Zen's non-reliance on written words is also often misunderstood as an opposition to the study of Buddhist texts. However, Zen is deeply rooted in the teachings and doctrines of Mahāyāna Buddhism and gradually developed its own literature. What the Zen tradition emphasizes is that enlightenment of the Buddha came not.


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