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Sayings of Layman P'ang A Zen Classic of China

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ISBN-10: 1590306309

ISBN-13: 9781590306307

Edition: 2009

Authors: James Green

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Layman P'ang (740808) was a Chan/Zen Buddhist who serves as a model for Buddhist practice for all those who choose to lead the spiritual life outside the bounds of institutionalized monasticism. He was a successful merchant, with a wife, son, and daughter, who gave up his possessions and wealth in order to study the Buddhist sutrasand he brought his family along with him. His family adopted the Zen life most enthusiastically, becoming extremely well-versed in Buddhist philosophy themselves, especially his daughter, Ling Zhao, who, from the stories about her, seems to have become an even greater Zen adept than her father. Layman P'ang is the source of one of the most famous sayings in the…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/10/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English