The Blue Cliff Record (Paperback)

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By Thomas F. Cleary (Translator), J. C. Cleary (Translator), Taizan Maezumi Roshi (Foreword by)
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"The Blue Cliff Record " is a translation of the "Pi Yen Lu ," a collection of one hundred famous Zen koans accompanied by commentaries and verses from the teachings of Chinese Zen masters. Compiled in the twelfth century, it is considered one of the great treasures of Zen literature and an essential study manual for students of Zen.

Praise For…


"The cases comprising [this volume] are meticulously yet gracefully rendered, and should make this classic welcome to both scholars and Zen students, and even casual readers. A nice addition is the inclusion of biographical information about the Chinese masters."—Library Journal

"The Blue Cliff Record reveals to us what enlightenment is, what the enlightened life is, how the patriarchs and masters of old struggled with it, attained it, actualized it, and accomplished it. . . . I firmly believe this translation is a milestone and will immensely benefit those who are sincerely engaged in the practice and the enlightenment of the Buddha-way."—from the foreword by Taizan Maezumi Roshi

Product Details
ISBN: 9781590302323
ISBN-10: 159030232X
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
Publication Date: April 12th, 2005
Pages: 648
Language: English