|The Golden Age of Zen / by John C.H. Wu 吳經熊 ; introduction by Thomas Merton.|
Includes bibliographical references, notes and index in Chinese.
Title also in Chinese: Chanxue de huangjin shidai 禪學的黄金時代.
"Genealogy of the Five Houses of Ch'an"--p.29.
A Christian looks at Zen, by Thomas Merton -- Zen: its origin and its significance -- Bodhidharma, the "wall-gazing Brahman," and his immediate successors -- Hui-neng the sixth patriarch -- Hui-neng's fundamental insights -- Ma-tsu Tao-i -- Pai-chang and Huang-po -- Chao-Chou Ts’ung-shen (778-897?) -- Outstanding masters in the lineage of Shih-t'ou -- Kuei-shan Ling-yu: the founder of the Kuei-yang house -- Tung-shan Liang-chieh: founder of the Ts'ao-tung house -- Lin-chi I-hsuan: founder of the house of Lin-chi (d. 866) -- Yun-men Wen-yen: founder of the Yun-men house -- Fa-yen Wen-i: founder of the Fa-yen house -- Epilogue: Little sparks of Zen -- Correspondence with D.T. Suzuki.