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    Zen and the Art of William Shakespeare

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    Zen and the Art of Shakespeare Like all Buddhism, Zen is a means by which one can achieve Buddha-consciousness, or in effect "total-consciousness." "Total-consciousness" means being aware of the true self and its role in regard to the infinite cosmos of all existence. This awareness allows one insight into or perhaps understanding of the Tao, the essential singularity to which all things belong. Understanding the Tao, for Taoists and Zen Buddhists alike, is the equivalent of Nirvana, loosely

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    Fa-Ju

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    to teach the “sudden” way of Buddhism in urban cities. Fa-Ju was a famous historical example of eastern Mountain missionary work, which spread the teachings of Hong Ren during the late 7th century. In the early 8th century, Shen-Hui (a disciple of Huineng) followed Fa-Ju’s missionary example by countermanding the rise of Yuquan Shenxiu’s “gradual” teachings in the Northern School. The motivation for Shen-Hui’s teaching in the capital

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    Shenxiu implies through mediation. The Platform Sutra is primarily a criticism of Shenxiu’s failure to understand the True Mind in a test given by Hongren in order to pass on the Buddhist lineage, or patriarchy. A competition between Shenxiu and Huineng resulted in a poetry competition, which reveals the limitations of Shenxiu’s poem about the mind being polished like a mirror as a course of Buddhist practice. In this perception of enlightenment,

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    Buddhism

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    Buddhism Buddhism, one of the major religions of the world, was founded by Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, who lived in northern India from 560 to 480 B.C. The time of the Buddha was one of social and religious change, marked by the further advance of Aryan Civilization into the Ganges Plain, the development of trade and cities, the breakdown of old tribal structures, and the rise of a whole spectrum of new religious movements that responded to the demands of the times (Conze 10). These movements

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    Buddhism In China Dbq

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    gentry class(Confucianists) would be beneficial to his power(the aristocracy)(Source 1). The fourth document is the teachings of Huineng, a Patriarch of Chen Buddhism, in the document he brags about his humble beginnings and how impressed the monk was with him. This is taking place around the high of Buddhism in China. The audience of this are likely the students of Huineng, for this reason it is likely he is exaggerating his humble beginnings and how intelligent he was. This would earn him respect

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    Influence of Monkey in China

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    Waley, Grove Press, 1943. A History of Chinese Literature, Lai Ming, Capricorn Books Edition, 1964. The Age of Confucian Rule: The Song Transformation of China, Dieter Kuhn, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009. Ping Shao, “Huineng, Subhuti, and Monkey’s religion in Xiyou ji”, Journal of Asian Studies, 4(2006): 713-740. Buddhism in Chinese History, Arthur F. Wright, Stanford University Press, 1959. Buddhism: The Light of Asia, Kenneth K. S. Ch’en, Barron’s Educational

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