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by FromTheEarth
Wed May 02, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: East Asian Buddhism
Topic: Tiantai Meditation
Replies: 49
Views: 9248

Re: Tiantai Meditation

Not knowing so much about the Japanese tradition (where surely there is a strong influence from the Ox-head Zen School), I may only contribute from the Chinese perspective. I would strongly recommend this book written by the founder of the Tiantai School, Ven. Zhiyi: https://www.amazon.com/Essential...
by FromTheEarth
Wed May 02, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: East Asian Buddhism
Topic: The doctrinal establishment of a Chinese Buddhism: TianTai and HuaYan schoools
Replies: 81
Views: 11138

Re: The doctrinal establishment of a Chinese Buddhism: TianTai and HuaYan schoools

I think it had been becoming less Indian before that. For example when Kumārajīva came and his disciples established what would be the East Asian Madhyamaka School there were already 6 different interpretations of the Prajna Paramita Sutras around. And his main disciple Sengzhao wrote about Madhyam...
by FromTheEarth
Tue May 01, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: Ven Zhiyi Lotus Sūtra Commentary translation?
Replies: 15
Views: 3801

Re: Ven Zhiyi Lotus Sūtra Commentary translation?

Ven. Zhiyi actually has written/taught two commentaries on the Lotus Sutra. One is the Profound Meaning , the other is Words and Phrases of the Lotus Sutra (法華文句 Fahua Wenzhu). From my personal point of view, the Profound Meaning is more like a systematic attempt to re-interpret the totality of Budd...
by FromTheEarth
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Sakya
Topic: Lam Dre 2018 - His Holiness the 41st Sakya Trizin
Replies: 4
Views: 2675

Lam Dre 2018 - His Holiness the 41st Sakya Trizin

For more info: https://sakyatemple.org/lam-dre-2018/ At Tsechen Kunchab Ling Temple Seat of His Holiness the Sakya Trizin in the United States 12 Edmunds Lane, Walden, New York, U.S.A About the Lam Dre Teaching The Lam Dre or Path Including the Result is the most important and esoteric teaching cycl...

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