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Did Dogen go to China?

Steven Heine

Did Dogen go to China?

what he wrote and when he wrote it

by Steven Heine

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementSteven Heine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 298 p. :
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22731651M
ISBN 100195305922

(ebook) Did Dogen Go to China? () from Dymocks online store. Dgen (), the founder of the St Zen sect in Japan.   Master Dogen had gone to China to find true wisdom, to understand Zen. He studied many things but he did not really understand. In those days the religion of Buddhism, of Zen, was very widespread in China and he went from one temple to another. Nevertheless, he was not satisfied with the teaching he received so he decided to go home to Japan.

  In this look at Brad Warner’s new book, It Came From Beyond Zen: More Practical Advice from Dōgen, Japan’s Greatest Zen Master, I’m going to focus just on one issue – kōan. But for Author: Dosho Port. Did Dogen Go to China? What He Wrote and When He Wrote It (Oxford University Press, ) Review by Russell Kirkland, Religious Studies Review () Journal of Chinese Philosophy () Review by Joseph S. O'Leary Monumenta Nipponica () Philosophy East and West () Dōgen: Textual and Historical Studies (Oxford University Press, ).

  Zen's Chinese Heritage traces twenty-five generations of inlightened Buddhist teachers, supplementing their core teachings with history, biography, and poetry. The result is an intimate and profound human portrait of the enlightened Zen ancients, and an unprecedented look into the depths of the rich cultural heritage. In this new edition with even more valuable material, Ferguson surveys. Description of the book "Moon in a Dewdrop: Writings of Zen Master Dogen": Eihei Dogen (), among the first to transmit Zen Buddhism from China to Japan and founder of the important Soto School, was not only a profoundly influential and provocative Zen philosopher but also one of the most stimulating figures in Japanese letters.


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Did Dogen go to China. Of course he did, but there is more to the story--much more. Steven Heine has once again dipped into the his massive reservoir of knowledge and come up with some very refreshing, insightful, and often surprising information on the life and teachings of Eihei by: 7.

Dōgen (), the founder of the Sōtō Zen sect in Japan, is especially known for introducing to Japanese Buddhism many of the texts and practices that he discovered in China. Heine reconstructs the context of Dōgen's travels to and reflections on China by means of a critical look at traditional sources both by and about Dōgen in light of recent Japanese scholarship.

Did Dogen go to China. Of course he did, but there is more to the story--much more. Steven Heine has once again dipped into the Did Dogen go to China? book massive reservoir of knowledge and come up with some very refreshing, insightful, and often surprising information on the life and teachings of Eihei Dogen.5/5.

Heine on “Did Dogen Go to China?” submitted 1 year ago by exitiumetsapientia During the transitional century, groundbreaking Japanese monks learned directly and enacted the central myth of becoming a Living Buddha through gaining firsthand knowledge based on face-to-face interactions while receiving transmission from Chinese mentors.

We use cookies to offer you a better experience, personalize content, tailor advertising, provide social media features, and better understand the use of our services. "Did Dōgen go to China. is a well-written piece of sound scholarship that fills a glaring lacuna in Dōgen studies. Heine builds on his deep expertise of Dōgen's life and work as well as of kan literature to tackle central issues in the hagiographical accounts of Dōgen's life.

Get this from a library. Did Dōgen go to China?: what he wrote and when he wrote it. [Steven Heine] -- Dogen (), the founder of the Soto Zen sect in Japan, is especially known for introducing to Japanese Buddhism many of the texts and practices that he discovered in China.

Heine reconstructs. This book provides a comprehensive examination of the diverse writings of Dōgen (), the founder of Sōtō (C. Ts’ao-tung) Zen Buddhism in Japan. Dōgen is especially known for introducing to Japanese Buddhism many of the texts and practices that he discovered in China.

The context of Dōgen’s travels to and reflections on China are reconstructed by means of a critical look at. "Did Dogen go to China. is a well-written piece of sound scholarship that fills a glaring lacuna in Dogen studies.

Heine builds on his deep expertise of Dogen's life and work as well as of koan literature to tackle central issues in the hagiographical accounts of Dogen's life. Did Dogen Go to China?: Heine examines the evidence of Dogen's famous trip to China and the meeting with his teacher, Ju-ching.

He concludes, Yes, Dogen did go to China but the real story is somewhat different than the hagiography tells. Excellent article from: Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 30/1–2: 27–59 Heine's book on this, Did. D&#;gen (), the founder of the S&#;t&#; Zen sect in Japan, is especially known for introducing to Japanese Buddhism many of the texts and practices that he discovered in China.

Heine reconstructs the context of D&#;gen's travels to and reflections on China by means of a Price: $ On Dogen's Genjokoan. Before resuming discussion of Genjokoan I want to report to you on my reading of Steven Heine's book "Did Dogen Go To China?" First, let me assure you that Heine is not suggesting that Dogen did not go to China.

The title is a play on another book that all scholars of Asia know: "Did Marco Polo Go to China?". This book is the culmination of the author's thirty years of research on D=ogen and provides the reader with a comprehensive approach to the master's life works and an understanding of the overall career trajectory of one of the most important figures in the history of Buddhism and Asian religious thought.

Reviews of the Did Dogen Go to China?. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. 1 Hard-to-Measure Goods and Services: Essays in Honor of Zvi Griliches (National Bureau of Economic Research Studies in Income and Wealth).

Man, there was a record written in chinese proved that Dogen had gone to China. The link said that Dogen came from Japan. This is very important proof. Please burn the book written by Steven Heine immediately.

We chinese buddhists can sue this guy, Steven Heine. Because Steven Heine wrote something which is absolutely wrong about Dogen. More detail than you ever wanted to know about Dogen s career.

Did Dogen Go to China. Problematizing Dogen's Relation to Ju-ching and Chinese Ch'an According to traditional accounts, the foundation of Dogen's 1i6c approach to Zen was formed during his travels to China from to and through the attainment of enlightenment under the.

Did Dogen Go to China?: What He Wrote and When He Wrote It - Steven Heine Dogen (), the founder of the Soto Zen sect in Japan, is especially known for introducing to Japanese Buddhism many of the texts and practices that he discovered in China.

Heine reconstructs the context of Dogen's travels to and reflections on China by means of a critical look at traditional sources both by and about Dogen in light of recent Japanese scholarship. While many studies emphasize the unique features of Dogen'sJapanese influences, this book calls attention to the way Chinese and Japanese elements were Pages: monastery but allowed to come and go freely in the abbot’s room, to bow down before the living master and hear his discourse on the Dharma.

Although I was foolish and ignorant, I did not take this superb opportunity in vain. When my late teacher was holding forth in Sung China, there were those. – Steven Heine, author of Did Dogen Go to China "Unique and scintillating.

I highly recommend this book to anyone who cherishes the illumination of wisdom both ancient and modern."Released on: Novem Reviewing Heine’s book Did Dogen Go to China?

in an article for the Religious Studies Review dedicated to Heine’s contributions to the field, Jimmy Yu writes: Heine offers a new way to chronologize Dogen’s life work. Heine’s preeminence as a Dogen scholar is very much in evidence here.Leighton brings to light the panoramic approach to koans characteristic of this lineage, including the works of Dogen.

This book serves as a significant contribution to Dogen studies, brilliantly explicating his views throughout.” —Steven Heine, author of Did Dogen Go .