A Glossary of Zen Terms

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A Glossary of Zen Terms


Of special interest to scholars and students of Zen classics, a glossary of specialized vocabulary to aid understanding and practice.

Over the course of Zen’s development in China and Japan, the sayings and episodes of the masters have formed a huge collection of literature. Designed to put these writings within easy reach of serious students for inspiration and understanding, this glossary provides 5,500 entries on Zen terms, names of persons, texts, idiomatic expressions, references to Chinese classics, general Buddhist terms, and even particles and other parts of speech considered important in grasping the original intent and meaning.

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HISAO INAGAKI received a Ph.D. from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and is a professor at Ryukoku University in Kyoto. 


Pub. Date: September 2016
No. Pages: 560
Dimensions: 5 7/8 x 8 7/8 x 1 7/8
Format: Trade Paper
Price: US $65.00
ISBN: 9781611720280