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Master Yunmen

From the Record of the Chan Master "Gate of the Clouds" (Classics of Zen)

by Urs App

  • 364 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Kodansha Amer Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Western philosophy,
  • Chinese Philosophy,
  • Religion,
  • Japan,
  • Philosophy,
  • Yun-men,
  • Doctrines,
  • 864-949,
  • Yèun-men,,
  • Zen Buddhism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8689147M
    ISBN 101568360045
    ISBN 109781568360041

    Urs App, trans., Master Yunmen: From the Record of the Chan Teacher "Gate of the Clouds", New York: Kodansha, buy now John Blofeld, trans., Ch'an Master Hui Hai: Zen Teaching of Instantaneous Awakening, Buddhist Pub. Group, buy now _____, The Zen Teaching of Huang Po: On the Transmission of Mind, New York: Grove, 涉猎于佛教史、觀念史,猶措意於禪宗史和東西方交流的歷史與模式。出版多部專著:Zen Meister Yunmen. Leben und Lehre des letzten Giganten der Zen-Klassik(), Zen Master Yunmen. His Life and Essential Sayings (); The First Western Book on Buddhism and Buddha (合著); Schopenhauer's Compass.


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Master Yunmen by Urs App Download PDF EPUB FB2

Interesting guy really, probably the most influential Ch'an Master in my Ch'an practice but like I said before I am a little inclined. Really folks, if you are looking for a good book on Zen, go get something by D.T.

Suzuki, but if you want breakthrough your delusions, read Yunmen. He's an old windbag but he'll do the trick. Amitofo/5(7). In this classic study of Master Yunmen, historian and Buddhist scholar Urs App clearly elucidates the encompassing and penetrating nature of Yunmen’s teachings, provides pioneering translations of his numerous talks and dialogues, and includes a brief history of Chinese Zen, a biography of the master, and a wealth of resource materials/5(5).

Contains dialogues between one of the most famous Chinese founders of Zen and his students. The book reveals an unusual and dramatic spiritual teacher/5. In this classic study of Master Yunmen, historian and Buddhist scholar Urs App clearly elucidates the encompassing and penetrating nature of Yunmen’s teachings, provides pioneering translations of his numerous talks and dialogues, and includes a brief history of Chinese Zen, a biography of the master, and a wealth of resource : Shambhala.

Yunmen Wenyan (c. –) was a master of the Chinese Zen (Chan) tradition and one of the most influential teachers in its history, showing up in many famous koans—in one of which he’s credited with the famous line, “Every day is a good day.”. Master Yunmen: From the Record of the Chan Master "Gate of the Clouds" (incomplete) | Urs App (Editor) | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. Yunmen A modern Zen classic--reissued with new material: An introduction to the great tenth-century Chinese master, with translations of his key works.

Yunmen Wenyan (c. –) was a master. Yunmen was a master of koans, those short, pithy and often baffling sayings through which the great Zen teachers express their teachings. Indeed, as the introduction points out, we can’t know whether the original listeners could make any more sense out of many of them than we can now.

What does being a person actually mean. Master Yunmen got tired of receiving and entertaining people and wished to reside at a remote and pure place.

He turned to the emperor with a request to change his place of residence. He got the imperial permission, and in the twentieth year of the sixty-year cycle (), Yunmen ordered his disciples to open up Mt. Yunmen for construction. Many Americans encounter this text in a little book called Zen Flesh, Zen Bones.

You get forty-eight public cases, plus one extra. Five of ’em feature a Chan Master called Yunmen: “Cloud Gate” in English, “Ummon” in Japanese. Here’s where the book under review gets into the act. In this classic study of Master Yunmen, historian and Buddhist scholar Urs App clearly elucidates the encompassing and penetrating nature of Yunmen’s teachings, provides pioneering translations of his numerous talks and dialogues, and includes a brief history of Chinese Zen, a biography of the master, and a wealth of resource materials.

A representative of the line of Yunmen who was in many ways typical was Master Qisong (–), who lived four generations after Yunmen. He was the author of a book entitled Record of the True Tradition of Dharma Transmission, which tried to show that Chan is.

Master Yunmen is one of the most intriguing Zen masters in Soto Zen. Urs has done an amazing job painting a very vivid picture of Yunmen's life and teachings. I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in learning about this amazing Zen master. One person found this helpful/5(4).

with the Record of Yunmen, the most important sources of infor­ mation about the life and teaching of the master (see descriptions in the Materials section). The Introduction following this Pref­ ace contains a concise biography of Yunmen that is based on these and.

File Size: 4MB. A modern Zen classic--reissued with new material: An introduction to the great tenth-century Chinese master, with translations of his key works. Yunmen Wenyan (c. –) was a master of the Chinese Zen (Chan) tradition and one of the most influential teachers in its history, showing up in many famous koans—in one of which he’s.

Jün-men összegyűjtött mondásaiból Fordította: Terebess Gábor. Yunmen Wenyan (/ - ) Fordította: Hadházi Zsolt. PDF: Master Yunmen: from the record of the Chan Master "Gate of the Clouds" Translated, edited, and with an introduction by Urs App.

Master Yunmen: From the Record of the Chan Master “Gate of the Clouds” by Yunmen My rating: 5 of 5 stars “Master Yunmen: From the Record of the Chan Master “Gate of the Clouds”” by Urs App includes – as introduction – a (very) brief history of Zen, and a description of the life and of the teaching of Zen Master Yunmen Wenyan (Ummon in Japanese), who lived between and AC.

Yunmen Wenyan (c. ) was a master of the Chan (Chinese Zen) tradition whose name is associated with one of Chan's renowned "Five Houses"--the five great schools that arose during the Tang dynasty.

The Yunmen school is an ancestor of the Zen Rinzai school that was so influential in Japan and that has been one of the formative strains of. Master Yunmen is one of the most intriguing Zen masters in Soto Zen. Urs has done an amazing job painting a very vivid picture of Yunmen's life and teachings.

I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in learning about this amazing Zen master/5(4). Biography Early years. Yunmen was born in the town of Jiaxing near Suzhou and southwest of Shanghai to the Zhang family, apparently in birth year is uncertain.

The two memorial stele at the Yunmen monastery states he was 86 years old when he died in CE, which suggests that he was born in CE. Initial Zen-studies. While a boy, Yunmen became a monk under a "Commandment master Born: orChina. "Yunmen Wenyan (c. ) was a master of the Chinese Zen (Chan) tradition and one of the most influential teachers in its history, showing up in many famous koans--in one of which he's credited with the famous line, "Every day is a good day.".

Urs App is the author of Zen Master Yunmen ( avg rating, 8 ratings, 1 review), The Cult of Emptiness ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 1 review, published /5. Yunmen Wenyan (c. –) was a master of the Chinese Zen (Chan) tradition and one of the most influential teachers in its history, showing up in many famous koans—in one of which he's credited with the famous line, "Every day is a good day." His teachings are said to permeate heaven and earth, to address immediately and totally the state.

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Yunmen Wenyan (c. –) was a master of the Chinese Zen (Chan) tradition and one of the most influential teachers in its history, showing up in many famous koans—in one of which he’s credited with the famous line, “Every day is a good day.” His teachings are said to permeate heaven and earth, to address immediately and totally the Author: Urs App.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 3. Master Yunmen cited the following story: Xuefeng said, "A man sitting next to a rice basket is starving to death, and a fellow by a river is dying of thirst." Xuansha commented: "A man sitting in a rice basket is starving to death, and a fellow up to his head in water is dying of thirst," Master Yunmen.

Master Yunmen: From the Record of the Chan Master “Gate of the Clouds” by Yunmen My rating: 5 of 5 stars “Master Yunmen: From the Record of the Chan Master “Gate of the Clouds”” by Urs App includes – as introduction – a (very) brief history of Zen, and a description of the life and of the teaching of Zen Master Yunmen Wenyan (Ummon in Japanese), who lived between and AC.

Yunmen differs very little from a number of later editions of Master Yunmen's Recorded Sayings, which all also carry the title Comprehensive Records of Chan Master Kuangzhen from [Mt.] Yu nmen,lS I will for the reader's convenience key all references to the TaishO shinshl1 edition of.

When Chan master Yunmen (Yün-men, ) was asked by a monk for details about the life and teaching of ancient sage Nagarjuna, the renowned Indian master of the 2nd century, considered a primary Patriarch of Chan/Zen and other schools of Buddhism, Yunmen smilingly replied: “In India there are ninety-six classes of heretics, and you belong.

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Yunmen is the name of the mountain "at whose foot he built his monastery" and means "cloud gate". No, who am I kidding, I worked for about half of that and spent the rest of the day reading up on a collection of Master Yunmen's sayings.

And by the way, I recommend it, especially for the non-readers out there who have PTSD when it comes to the thought of reading a book(it be like that sometimes). Minding Mind: A course in Basic Meditation. Translated by Thomas Cleary. View this book on Amazon» Related Journal Entries.

Treasury of Light Ejo () The great master Yunmen, thirty-ninth generation from the Buddha, said to a group in a lecture, “All people have a light, but when they look at it they do not see it, so.» Buy this book» Recommend a Book: MASTER YUNMEN: FROM THE RECORD OF THE CHAN MASTER by Ch'an master Yunmen; Urs App (translator) Publisher: Kodansha America, Inc (ISBN #:Paperback, pp, February )» Submit a review.

Summary A selection of the recorded sayings of Ch'an master Yunmen, the founder of Yunmen school in China.YUNMEN App, Urs, trans. Master Yunmen ZHAOZHOU Green, James, trans. The Recorded Sayings of Zen Master Joshu BANKEI Waddell, Norman, trans. The Unborn: The Life and Teaching of Zen Master Bankei HAKUIN Waddell, Norman, trans.

The Essential Teachings of Zen Master Hakuin IKKYU, HAKUIN, RYOKAN Stevens, John.