The Records of Mazu and the Making of Classical Chan Literature
Released! 08/13/2015
The Records of Mazu and the Making of Classical Chan Literature
by Mario Poceski
Hardcover

The Records of Mazu and the Making of Classical Chan Literature explores the growth, makeup, and transformation of Chan (Zen) Buddhist literature in late medieval China. The volume analyzes the earliest extant records about the life, teachings, and legacy of Mazu Daoyi (709-788), the famous leader of the Hongzhou School and one of the principal figures in Chan history. While some of the texts covered are well-known and form a central part of classical Chan (or more broadly Buddhist) ... read more