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The Golden Age of Zen
AuthorWu, John C.H. (Wu Jingxiong 吳經熊), 1899-1986
Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968
Pub. LocationTaibei 臺北PublisherGuofang yanjiuyuan 國防硏究院
Date1967Phys. Desc.ii, 332 p. ; 21 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberBQ9262.5.W8 1967
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.
Subject(s)Zen Buddhism--China--History
Priests, Zen--China
Chan 禪--China--History--Tang dynasty, 618-907
Chan 禪--Doctrines--Christian interpretations
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish, Chinese
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryEdition1st ed., signedRec. #348