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The Linji lu and the creation of Chan orthodoxy [electronic resource] : the development of Chan's records of sayings literature / Albert Welter.

By: Welter, Albert, 1952-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xii, 236 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781441695475 (electronic bk.); 1441695478 (electronic bk.); 0198044097 (e-book); 9780198044093 (e-book).Subject(s): Yixuan, -867. Linji lu | Zen literature, Chinese -- History and criticism | Zen Buddhism -- China -- History | RELIGION -- Buddhism -- General | Yixuan, d. 867Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Linji lu and the creation of Chan orthodoxy.DDC classification: 294.3/85 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Defining orthodoxy in the Chan/Zen traditions -- Tracing the elusive yulu: the origins of Chan's records of sayings -- Narration in action: early fragments of Linji's teachings -- Giving form to the formless: the formation of the Linji lu -- Strange brew: the fictional background to yulu encounter dialogues -- Toward a conclusion: the Linji lu and the process of yulu formation.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-221) and index.

Defining orthodoxy in the Chan/Zen traditions -- Tracing the elusive yulu: the origins of Chan's records of sayings -- Narration in action: early fragments of Linji's teachings -- Giving form to the formless: the formation of the Linji lu -- Strange brew: the fictional background to yulu encounter dialogues -- Toward a conclusion: the Linji lu and the process of yulu formation.

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