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Abbots
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  • Joko Beck
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European Zen
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Doctrinal Background
  • Buddha-nature
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Influential Sutras
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Teachings
  • Ten Ox-Herding Pictures
  • Silent illumination
  • Five ranks of Tozan
  • Sudden Enlightenment
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  • Three mysterious Gates
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Practice
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Hierarchy and titles
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Temples
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Zen Literature
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  • Hui-neng's Platform Sūtra
  • Faith in mind
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  • Mumonkan
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  • Modern
  • Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind
  • Three Pillars of Zen
  • Critical
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Cultural Influence
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Related Schools of Buddhism
  • Hua-yen
  • Tiantai
  • Pure Land Buddhism
Academic Research
  • Heinrich Dumoulin
  • Masao Abe
  • Steven Heine
  • William Bodiford

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