The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch (Bdk English Tripitaka Translation Series)

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The Platform Sutra records the teachings of Hui-neng, the Sixth Patriarch, who is revered as one of the two great figures in the founding of Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism. This translation is the definitive English version of the eighth-century Ch'an classic.

Phillip B. Yampolsky has based his translation on the Tun-huang manuscript, the earliest extant version of the work/5(10). The "Platform Sutra" records the teachings of Hui-neng, the Sixth Patriarch, who is revered as one of the two great figures in the founding of Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism.

This translation is the definitive English version of the eighth-century Ch'an classic/5. The Sixth Patriarch's Dharma Jewel Platform Sutra presents the teachings of Huineng ( ), an important figure in the history of Buddhism.

He was the Sixth Patriarch in China, and the thirty-third in Patriarchal descendents from the time of the Buddha in India.5/5(10). The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch. The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch consists of a record of the teachings of Hui-neng, the Sixth Patriarch of the Chan School in China, recorded by his disciple Fahai, and is known by several abbreviated titles such as Platform Sūtra or Platform Sūtra of the Dharma proclaims the independence of the Southern School of Chan from the.

The Sixth Patriarch’s Dharma Jewel Platform Sutra is the fundamental text of Ch’an Buddhism. It relates the life and teachings of Master Hui Neng, the Great Master the Sixth Patriarch, as set down by one of his disciples.

During the seventh and eighth centuries under the T’ang Dynasty, Master Hui NengFile Size: 2MB. Dating back to the eighth century C.E., the Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch is a foundational text of Chan/Zen Buddhism that reveals much about the early evolution of Chinese Chan and the ideological origins of Japanese Zen and Korean Son.

Purported to be the recorded words of the famed Huineng, who was understood to be the Sixth Patriarch of Chan and the father of all later.

The Platform Sutra records the teachings of Hui-neng, the Sixth Patriarch, who is revered as one of the two great figures in the founding of Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism. This translation is the definitive English version of the eighth-century Ch'an classic.

Phillip B. Yampolsky has based his translation on the Tun-huang manuscript, the earliest extant version of the work. No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transcribed in any form or by any means —electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise— The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch and).

The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch. By Hui-neng trans by Philip Yampolsky Philip Yampolsky. View this book on Amazon» The Platform Sutra records the teachings of Hui-neng, the Sixth Patriarch, who is revered as one of the two great figures in the founding of Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism.

The Platform Sutra records the teachings of Hui-neng, the Sixth Patriarch, who is revered as one of the two great figures in the founding of Ch'an (Ze n) Buddhism.

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This translation is the definitive English version of the eigh th-century Ch'an classic. Author: N.A; Publisher: Columbia University Press ISBN: Category: Religion Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Dating back to the eighth century C.E., the Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch is a foundational text of Chan/Zen Buddhism that reveals much about the early evolution of Chinese Chan and the ideological origins of Japanese Zen and Korean Son.

The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch is generally regarded as the basic classic of Chan (Zen) Buddhism. The work is reputed to be a record of the teachings of the great Chan master Huineng. the platform sutra of the sixth patriarch the text of the tun-huang manuscript with translation, introduction, and notes by philip b.

yampolsky new york and london columbia university press sutra. The Sixth Patriarch is the sixth successor after Bodhidharma. The official title of his sutra is The Dharma Jewel of the Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch, and this title represents the deepest truth of this sutra. It is called The Platform Sutra because it was.

The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch Preface to the Platform Sutra of the Dharma Treasure of the Great Master, the Sixth Patriarch 3 Encomium of the Platform Sutra of the Dharma Treasure of the Great Master, the Sixth Patriarch 7 Platform Sutra of the Dharma Treasure of the Great Master, the Sixth Patriarch Number One: Account of Origins   Dating back to the eighth century C.E., the Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch is a foundational text of Chan/Zen Buddhism that reveals much about the early evolution of Chinese Chan and the ideological origins of Japanese Zen and Korean Son/5().

The Platform Sutra records the teachings of Hui-neng, the Sixth Patriarch, who is revered as one of the two great figures in the founding of Chan (Zen) Buddhism.

This translation is the definitive English version of the eighth-century Chan classic. Platform Sutra, (Chinese: Liu-Tsu t’an-ch’ing), important text from the Ch’an school of Chinese Buddhism, most likely composed in the 8th century is attributed to the sixth patriarch of the Ch’an tradition, Hui-neng (–), although it is most likely the work of subsequent disciples who sought to legitimate their school by devising a lineage of dharma masters leading back to.

The Sixth Patriarch s Dharma Jewel Platform Sutra Book Summary: The knowledge and vision of the Buddha is just your own mind; there is no other Buddha. Such is the teaching of Master Huineng ( ), the most important and most revered figure in the Chan (Zen) School of East Asian Buddhism.

The Sixth Patriarch's Dharma Jewel platform is the specific name of the Sutra, and the word "Sutra" is its general name. "Sutra" is a Sanskrit word which means "a tally." Above, it tallys with the true principle of all Buddhas, and below, with the opportunities for teaching living beings.

Description: The Platform Sutra comprises a wide range of important Chan/Zen Buddhist teachings. Purported to contain the autobiography and sermons of Huineng (–), the legendary Sixth Patriarch of Chan, the sutra has been popular among monastics and the educated elite for centuries.

The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch | John McRae (Translator) | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. The Platform Sutra is humanistic to its core. As Huineng says in a verse, 'The Buddha Dharma is right here in the world, There is no awakening apart from this world.' The essence of the Sixth Patriarch's philosophy is that all beings have the buddha-nature; all can become Buddha.

The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch. Berkeley, CA: Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research. ISBN: Monkfish Book. The Platform Sutra is humanistic to its core." As Huineng says in a verse, 'The Buddha Dharma is right here in the world,/There is no awakening apart from this world.' The essence of the Sixth Patriarch's philosophy is that all beings have the buddha-nature; all can become Buddha.5/5(1).

The Platform Sutra records the teachings of Hui-neng, the Sixth Patriarch, who is revered as one of the two great figures in the founding of Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism.

This translation is the definitive English version of the eighth-century Ch'an classic. Phillip B. Yampolsky has based his translation on the Tun-huang manuscript, the earliest extant version of the work.5/5(2).

Book Description: Dating back to the eighth century C.E., the Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch is a foundational text of Chan/Zen Buddhism that reveals much about the early evolution of Chinese Chan and the ideological origins of Japanese Zen and Korean Son.

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Purported to be the recorded words of the famed Huineng, who was understood to be the Sixth Patriarch of Chan and the father of all. Platform Sutra Explained. The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch (or simply: Chinese: 壇經 Tánjīng) is a Chan Buddhist scripture that was composed in China during the 8th to 13th century.

The "platform" (施法壇) refers to the podium on which a Buddhist teacher key themes are the direct perception of one's true nature, and the unity in essence of śīla (conduct), dhyāna.

This book is also called The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch, since Hui Neng was the sixth and last Patriarch of Zen/Chan Buddhism in China. (He chose not to name a successor). It is a collection of lectures he gave and conversations he had, compiled I /5(26).

The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch by P.H. Yampolsky,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

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The Platform Sutra records the teachings of Hui-neng, the Sixth Patriarch, who is revered as one of the two great figures in the founding of Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism.

This translation is the definitive English version of the eighth-century Ch'an classic. Phillip B. Yampolsky has based his translation on the Tun-huang manuscript, the earliest extant version of the work/5(8).

Dating back to the eighth century C.E., the Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch is a foundational text of Chan/Zen Buddhism that reveals much about the early evolution of Chinese Chan and the ideological origins of Japanese Zen and Korean Son.

Purported to be the recorded words of the famed Huineng, who was understood to be the Sixth Patriarch of Chan and the father of all later Brand: Columbia University Press. The resulting volume was Liu zu fa bao tan jing, The Sixth Patriarch's Dharma Jewel Platform Sutra, sixth, because Master Huineng is counted as the sixth generation of patriarchal succession from the first Chan patriarch : Buddhist Text Translation Society.