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Invoking Reality Moral and Ethical Teachings of Zen

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ISBN-10: 1590304594

ISBN-13: 9781590304594

Edition: 2007

Authors: John Daido Loori

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There is a common misconception that to practice Zen is to practice meditation and nothing else. In truth, traditionally, the practice of meditation goes hand-in-hand with moral conduct. In Invoking Reality, John Daido Loori, one of the leading Zen teachers in America today, presents and explains the ethical precepts of Zen as essential aspects of Zen training and development. The Buddhist teachings on morality--the precepts--predate Zen, going all the way back to the Buddha himself. They describe, in essence, how a buddha, or awakened person, lives his or her life in the world. Loori provides a modern interpretation of the precepts and discusses the ethical significance of these vows as…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/19/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

The Moral and Ethical Teachings of Zen
Atonement: Realizing Responsibility
Taking Refuge in the Three Treasures
The First Pure Precept: Not Creating Evil
The Second Pure Precept: Practicing Good
The Third Pure Precept: Actualizing Good for Others
The Ten Grave Precepts: Wisdom Mind