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Zen teachings of Huang Po on the transmission of mind

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Zen teachings of Huang Po on the transmission of mind

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Published by Buddhist Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zen Buddhism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementrendered into English by John Blofeld (Chu Ch"an).
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 p.
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17200006M

    In the Platform Sutta there are two gathas written. He compares the mind to the sun travelling through the sky, sending forth light uncontaminated by the finest particle of dust. If you give rise to a single thought, you are in error. If they seek from within themselves, they will find nothing tangible; how much less can they find a Dharma worthy of their attention elsewhere! The Ignorant Seeker: Many people are afraid to empty their minds lest they may plunge into the Void. Then you, too, can realize Sudden Enlightenment.

    It does not belong to the categories of things which exist or do not exist, nor can it be thought of in terms of new or old. He is regarded in a sense as the founder of the great Lin Chi sect. Click Download or Read Online button to get the zen teaching of huang po book now. They do not know that, if they put a stop to conceptual thought and forget their anxiety, the Buddha will appear before them, for this Mind is the Buddha and the Buddha is all living beings. But the people of the world do not awaken to it, regarding only that which sees, hears, feels and knows as mind.

    Therefore, if you students of the Way seek to progress through seeing, hearing, feeling and knowing, when you are deprived of your perceptions, your way to Mind will be cut off and you will find nowhere to enter. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Nowhere is the use of paradox in Zen illustrated better than in the teachings of Huang Po, who shows how the experience of intuitive knowledge which reveals to a man what he really is, cannot be communicated by words. Nowhere is the use of paradox in Zen illustrated better than in the teachings of Huang Po, who shows how the experience of intuitive knowledge which reveals to a man what he really is, cannot be communicated by words. It also offers deep and often startling insights into the rich treasures of Eastern thought.


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Zen teachings of Huang Po on the transmission of mind book

I said this as a temporary expedient, but you are building up concepts from it. This pure Mind, the source of everything, shines forever and on all with the brilliance of its own perfection.

They do not know that, if they put a stop to conceptual thought and forget their anxiety, the Buddha will appear before them, for this Mind is the Buddha and the Buddha is all living beings.

You will come to look upon all those eons of work and achievement as no better than unreal actions performed in a dream. Like most Zen masters, Huang Po taught in parables which were delivered as sermons, anecdotes, and dialogues. Fearing that nobody would understand, they selected the name 'Way.

He visited Mt. Actually, it cannot be said with certainty that the Mind either exists or does not exist, for it is Absolute Reality. He was born in FujianChina. By their very seeking they lose it. Blinded by their own sight, hearing, feeling and knowing, they do not perceive the spiritual brilliance of the source-substance.

Why everyone will die laughing at you. Who in fact actually did become the Sixth and final patriarch. It is in this fashion that the Zen master leads his listener into the truth, often by a single phrase designed to destroy his particular demon of ignorance.

Q: If that is so, should we not seek for anything at all? For those who have discovered the nature of Reality, he says, there is nothing old or new, concepts become meaningless and reason leads to error. It is not the less for being manifested in ordinary beings, nor is it greater for being manifest in the Buddhas.

Illusion is not something rooted in Reality; it exists because of your dualistic thinking. The Way of the Buddhas and the Way of devils are equally wide of the mark. The Ignorant Seeker: Many people are afraid to empty their minds lest they may plunge into the Void.

What is all this about being mistaken? As was the custom of the times, he traveled around seeking instructions from various Chan masters.

The Zen Teachings of Huang Po: On The Transmission Of Mind

With the help of these paradoxes, beautifully and simply presented in this collection, Huang Po could set his disciples on the right path. He compares the mind to the sun travelling through the sky, sending forth light uncontaminated by the finest particle of dust.Synopsis This Historical text from the direct teaching of the Zen master, Huang Po, allows the Western reader to gain an understanding of Zen from the original source, one of the key works in its teachings; it also offers deepening and often startling insights into the rich treasures of Eastern atlasbowling.com Po, also known as Hsi Yun, is believed to have died as late as A.D.

Huang Po, also known as Hsi Yun, is believed to have died as late as A.D. He is regarded in a sense as the founder of the great Lin Chi sect. He lived below the Vulture Peak on Mount Huang Po, in the district of Kao An. Like most Zen masters, Huang Po taught in parables which were delivered as sermons, anecdotes, and dialogues.

This complete translation of the original collection of sermons, dialogues, and anecdotes of Huang Po, the illustrious Chinese master of the Tang Dynasty, allows the Western reader to gain an understanding of Zen from the original source, one of the key works in its teachings; it also offers deep and often startling insights into the rich treasures of Eastern thought.

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