Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch

Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch

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The Platform Sutra of the Sixth centers to the podium on which a Buddhist teacher speaks. Its key themes are the direct perception of one's true nature, and the unity in essence of sila (conduct), dhyana (meditation) and prajna (wisdom). The text focuses on teachings and stories ascribed to the sixth Chan patriarch Huineng. It contains the well-known story of the contest for the succession of Hongren (enlightenment by the non-abiding), and discourses and dialogues attributed to Huineng.show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.57mm | 167.83g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514182653
  • 9781514182659