Buddhist Revivalist Movements: Comparing Zen Buddhism and by Alan Robert Lopez

By Alan Robert Lopez

this article presents a comparative research of the affinities and adjustments of 2 of the main dynamic currents in international Buddhism: Zen Buddhism and the Thai wooded area circulate. Defying alterations in denomination, tradition, and ancient epochs, those colleges revived an unfettered quest for enlightenment and proceeded to independently forge like practices and doctrines. the writer examines the instructing gambits and strategies, the equipment of perform, where and tale line of instructor biography, and the character and function of the awakening event, revealing related varieties deriving from an uncompromising pursuit of awaking, the insistence on self-cultivation, and the preeminent position of the charismatic grasp. delivering a pertinent evaluate in their encounters with modernism, the booklet offers a brand new coherence to those possible disparate pursuits, establishing up new avenues for students and chances for practitioners.

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