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Zen comments on the Mumonkan

by Zenkei Shibayama

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated into English by Sumiko Kudo.
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Open LibraryOL20945124M
ISBN 10006067279X

Preface to the Mumonkan: Don't read this book. From Mumonkan: The Zen Masterpiece (Zen and Zen Classics, vol 4), Translated by R.H. Blyth New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Sort by. best. best top new controversial old q&a. level 1 .   For more than seven centuries the Mumonkan has been used in Zen monasteries to train monks and to encourage the religious development of lay Buddhists. It contains forty- eight koans, or spiritual riddles, that must be explored during the course of Zen ama Zenkei (), an influential Japanese Zen teacher and calligrapher .

no underlining. Title: Zen Comments on the Mumonkan Author Name: Shibayama, Zenkei Categories: Buddhism, Publisher: HarperCollins: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: PAPERBACK .   Home › Book reviews › Ordinary Mind is Tao. Ordinary Mind is Tao By Buddhism Now on 6 October • (1). Zen Comments on the Mumonkan Zenkai Shibayama Harper & Row. One of the great Zen texts 48 cases / koans. KOAN Ordinary Mind is Tao.

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The Gateless Barrier: Zen Comments on the Mumonkan Paperback – December 5, by Zenkai Shibayama (Author) out of 5 stars 13 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ The Surangama Sutra - A New Translation with Excerpts from the Commentary by the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua5/5(6). For more than seven centuries the Mumonkan has been used in Zen monasteries to train monks and to encourage the religious development of lay Buddhists.

It contains forty- eight koans, or spiritual riddles, that must be explored during the course of Zen ama Zenkei (), an influential Japanese Zen teacher and calligrapher who traveled and lectured/5. For more than seven centuries the Mumonkan has been used in Zen monasteries to train monks and to encourage the religious development of lay Buddhists.

It contains forty- eight koans, or spiritual riddles, that must be explored during the course of Zen training. Shibayama Zenkei (), an influential Japanese Zen teacher and calligrapher who traveled and lectured 5/5(1).

The Gateless Barrier (Mandarin: 無門關 Wúménguān; Japanese: 無門関 Mumonkan), sometimes translated as The Gateless Gate, is a collection of 48 Chan koans compiled in the early 13th century by the Chinese Zen master Wumen Huikai (無門慧開; Japanese: Mumon Ekai; –).The title has a double meaning and can also be understood as Wumen's Barrier.

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In The Gateless Gate, one of modern Zen Buddhism's uniquely influential masters offers classic commentaries on the Mumonkan, one of Zen's greatest collections of teaching translation was compiled with the Western reader in mind, and includes Koan Yamada's clear and penetrating comments on each case.

Yamada played a seminal role in bringing Zen Buddhism /5. Zen Comments on the Mumonkan consists of Shibayama's teisho on the Mumonkan.

Shibayama was the roshi of Nanzenji Monastery (representing the Rinzai tradition of Zen), Kyoto, from to He is a qualified teisho master. In this work, the Mumonkan is translated in its entirety with Shibayama's own teisho added. The Gateless Gate. The Gateless Gate or The Gateless Barrier (Chin.

Wu-wen kuan; Jap. Mumonkan) The author is Chinese Ch'an master Wu-men Hui-hai (無門慧開 Mumon Ekai, ). English Translation. By late Zen master Katsuki Sekida (Two Zen Classics ). Original Chinese Text. The two works translated in this book, Mumonkan (The Gateless Gate) and Hekiganroku (The Blue Cliff Record), both compiled during the Song dynasty in China, are the best known and most frequently studied koan collections, and are classics of Zen literature.

Originally published: Zen comments on the Mumonkan. New York: Harper & Row, No barrier: unlocking the Zen koan: a new translation of the Zen classic Wumenguan [Mumonkan] / [by Wumen Huikai]; translated from the Chinese and commentary by Thomas Cleary.

London: Aquarian/ Thorsons, xxiii, p. Zen Comments on the Mumonkan by Zenkei Shibayama starting at $ Zen Comments on the Mumonkan has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

In The Gateless Gate, one of modern Zen Buddhism's uniquely influential masters offers classic commentaries on the Mumonkan, one of Zen's greatest collections of teaching stories. This translation was compiled with the Western reader in mind, and includes Koan Yamada's clear and penetrating comments on each case.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shibayama, Zenkei, Zen comments on the Mumonkan. San Francisco: Harper & Row,©   In The Gateless Gate, one of modern Zen Buddhism's uniquely influential masters offers classic commentaries on the Mumonkan, one of Zen's greatest collections of teaching stories.

This translation was compiled with the Western reader in mind, and includes Koan Yamada's clear and penetrating comments on each case/5().

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shibayama, Zenkei, Zen comments on the Mumonkan. New York, New American Library [, ©].

Zen comments on the Mumonkan. Author: Zenkei Shibayama; Publisher: Shambhala Pubns ISBN: N.A Category: Philosophy Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Includes the entire "Mumonkan," the collection of spiritual riddles used to train monks and encourage lay Buddhists in their religious development, as well as insightful commentary into the text.

In The Gateless Gate, one of modern Zen Buddhism's uniquely influential masters offers classic commentaries on the Mumonkan, one of Zen's greatest collections of teaching translation was compiled with the Western reader in mind, and includes Koan Yamada's clear and penetrating comments on each case.

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The Gateless Gate Mumon Ekai (). Zen has no gates. The purpose of Buddha’s words is to enlighten others. Therefore Zen should be gateless. The Gateless Barrier: Zen Comments on the Mumonkan, Boston: Shambhala, Originally published: Zen comments on the Mumonkan.

Translated by 工藤澄子 Kudō Sumiko (). New York: Harper & Row, PDF: Zen Inspirations: Essential Meditations and Texts The Gateless Gate, pp.

For more than seven centuries the Mumonkan has been used in Zen monasteries to train monks and to encourage the religious development of lay Buddhists.

It contains forty- eight koans, or spiritual riddles, that must be explored during the course of Zen ama Zenkei (), an influential Japanese Zen teacher and calligrapher Brand: Shambhala.Zen comments on the Mumonkan. New York: Harper & Row. MLA Citation.

Shibayama, Zenkei. and Hui-kʻai. and Kudo, Sumiko. Zen comments on the Mumonkan / Translated into English by Sumiko Kudo Harper & Row New York Australian/Harvard Citation.

Shibayama, Zenkei. & Hui-kʻai. & Kudo, Sumiko.