The Chan Handbook: Talks about Meditation

The Chan Handbook Talks about Meditation Not everyone is fortunate enough to attend a meditation retreat with a Chan master yet everyone can benefit from this handbook that explains the essential principals of chan meditation as taught by t

  • Title: The Chan Handbook: Talks about Meditation
  • Author: Hsüan Hua
  • ISBN: 9780881399516
  • Page: 125
  • Format: Paperback
  • Not everyone is fortunate enough to attend a meditation retreat with a Chan master, yet everyone can benefit from this handbook that explains the essential principals of chan meditation as taught by the late Tripitika Master Hsuan Hua, former instructor at Nan Hua Monastery in Canton, China, the bodhimanda of the Sixth Patriarch Hui Neng Compiled from Chinese and translatNot everyone is fortunate enough to attend a meditation retreat with a Chan master, yet everyone can benefit from this handbook that explains the essential principals of chan meditation as taught by the late Tripitika Master Hsuan Hua, former instructor at Nan Hua Monastery in Canton, China, the bodhimanda of the Sixth Patriarch Hui Neng Compiled from Chinese and translated into English, these talks span a 40 year period during retreats in China and America Topics covered include What are the benefits of meditation How do we sit in meditation What are the states of meditation How do we reach nirvana What is absolute enlightenment

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    • At first when I saw this book on the shelf I felt a little intimidated. I think that was because it didn't have a picture of the Dalai Lama on the cover. I have read numerous Buddhist books in the past that were written by the Dalai Lama or that had to do with the Dalai Lama's beliefs and or teachings. Although what I had in mind this time while looking for the right book to purchase, was something on a topic that I hadn't read as much about, which is finding Chan. Chan is a very complex idea, a [...]


    • This is a great book for someone who is curious or wanting to further his or her knowledge about Chan meditation. The content of this book included an in-depth explanation of Chan meditation, it's purpose and benefits. The book also has helpful instructions and describes different mental states you may experience, which was very interesting to read. I found this book to be very thorough in its explanations, there were even historical elements which I liked. Definitely a book to have for anyone w [...]


    • The Venerable Master Hsuan Hua left his home life at the age of nineteen. In 1962, he came to America where he lectured on Mahayana canon. He also established the Dharma Realm Buddhist Association, the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, and the International Translation Institute. The Chan Handbook is a translation of the Venerable Master Hua’s teachings. These works challenge the reader to investigate Chan and lays out the proper steps of meditation for stilling the mind. The Master also discusses [...]


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