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Synonyms for Zen

school of Mahayana Buddhism asserting that enlightenment can come through meditation and intuition rather than faith

a Buddhist doctrine that enlightenment can be attained through direct intuitive insight

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866/7) and Mazu (707-86) of the Southern Ch'an Buddhism schools.
For a long time I've admired the classic Ch'an painting, "Six Persimmons," and, as I considered it, I had the idea that a sequence could delineate, at six different stages, a parabolic curve of ripening.
A man who was deeply influenced by Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism and provides unique insights encapsulated by succinct language.
Contact Bhiksuni ch'an mo at 770-936-9926 or visit www.
One of the recent Chinese arrivals, a former Ch'an Buddhist practitioner, works with Ines to create a spirit garden that reveals to her and her followers the secrets of life for which her Catholic education and her exposure to Shoshone beliefs served as ideal preparation.
That essence is to experience Ch'an - the cultivation of a meditative state of mind.
Dismissing aggression as evil they practised martial arts in order to cultivate the mind and learn the essence of Ch'an Buddhism.
Through a practice known as Ch'an (Chinese for Zen) the monks calm the body and focus the mind.
Jung's practice of analysis: A Euro-American parallel to Ch'an Buddhism.
Nor is there a branch, or likely to be a branch, within Taiwan of the "Share Property Party", the Kung Ch'an Tang, translated in the West as the Chinese Communist Party, that can expect to win power in Taiwan's parliament.
Its most characteristic Chinese form, Ch'an, scraps the scriptures, despises language, and relies instead on an intuitive "direct transmission" between heroic "patriarchs" and roshis, "Masters," who radiate instruction through their very beings.
Snyder is a contemporary reincarnation of a Zen mountain man, a Ch'an poet from T'ang dynasty China, Hart Shan.
Chinese medicine containing Ch'an Su, dried venom of the Chinese toad (93) or in plants such as Nerium oleander (94, 95)] can cause clinically life-threatening toxic episodes as well as interfere with the accurate quantitative measurement of digoxin in serum.
1990 `Differentialism in Chinese Ch'an and French deconstruction: some test-cases from Wu-Men-Kuan'.
Chen argues that Liu Tsung-yuan's conceptualization of the tao (the way) as benevolent government was anchored by an egalitarian concern for the common populace and affected by Ch'an Buddhism.