14chan buddhism

14chan buddhism - Chan Buddhism (Part I) Objectives • The...

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Chan Buddhism (Part I) Objectives The beginning of Chan The Sixth Patriarch and his Platform Sutra Bodhidhama and Chan Buddhism Shakyamuni Buddha Smiled to Mahakashyapa The separate transmission of Chan Buddhism The Myth of Bodhidharma as the twenty-eighth patriarch in India and the first patriarch in China Arrived China in 520, fruitless interview with Emperor Wu, crossed Yangtze Gazing the Wall in Shaolin monastery The Sixth Patriarch: Huineng (638-713) An illiterate Monk Enlightened through listening to Sutra chanting A novice under the Fifth patriarch The rivalry between Huineng and Shenxiu (600-706) : sudden or gradual approaches to enlightenment Note: the role of Shenhui (670-762) The Split between the Northern School and the Southern School Platform Sutra Huineng’s sermon in a platform in Guangzhou Two parts: biography and teachings Two verses: 1. Shenxiu’s verse The body is the tree of enlightenment And the mind is like a bright mirror stand
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