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Published by Harper & Row in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Huikai, -- 1183-1260.,
  • Koan.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementZenkei Shibayama ; translated into English by Sumiko Kudo.
    ContributionsHuikai, 1183-1260.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ9289.H843 S513 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 361 p. ;
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19642029M
    ISBN 100060672781, 006067279X

    The Gateless Gate, or Mumonkan, is one of the great classics in the literature of Zen Buddhism. It is a collection of 48 koans, ancient stories and sayings of Chinese Zen masters used to embody the paradoxical spirit of Zen. The Gateless Gate was composed in by the monk Mumon Ekai. He gathered this set of essential. The Zen Teachings of Huang Po (Obaku): On the Transmission of Mind. New York: Grove Press, Cleary, Thomas, trans. Secrets of the Blue Cliff Record: Zen Comments by Hakuin and Tenkei. Boston: Shambhala, Cook, Francis H. Sounds of Valley Streams: Enlightenment in Dogen’s Zen: Translation of Nine Essays from Shobogenzo. Albany: State.


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The Gateless Barrier: Zen Comments on the Mumonkan Paperback – December 5, by Zenkai Shibayama (Author) out of 5 stars 13 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: The Gateless Gate: The Classic Book of Zen Koans Koun Yamada.

out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ The Gateless Barrier: The Wu-Men Kuan (Mumonkan) Robert Aitken. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ The Surangama Sutra - A New Translation with Excerpts from the Commentary by the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua5/5(6). For more than seven centuries the Mumonkan has been used in Zen monasteries to train monks and to encourage the religious development of lay Buddhists.

It contains forty- eight koans, or spiritual riddles, that must be explored during the course of Zen ama Zenkei (), an influential Japanese Zen teacher and calligrapher who traveled and lectured/5.

For more than seven centuries the Mumonkan has been used in Zen monasteries to train monks and to encourage the religious development of lay Buddhists.

It contains forty- eight koans, or spiritual riddles, that must be explored during the course of Zen training. Shibayama Zenkei (), an influential Japanese Zen teacher and calligrapher who traveled and lectured 5/5(1). The Gateless Barrier (Mandarin: 無門關 Wúménguān; Japanese: 無門関 Mumonkan), sometimes translated as The Gateless Gate, is a collection of 48 Chan koans compiled in the early 13th century by the Chinese Zen master Wumen Huikai (無門慧開; Japanese: Mumon Ekai; –).The title has a double meaning and can also be understood as Wumen's Barrier.

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In The Gateless Gate, one of modern Zen Buddhism's uniquely influential masters offers classic commentaries on the Mumonkan, one of Zen's greatest collections of teaching translation was compiled with the Western reader in mind, and includes Koan Yamada's clear and penetrating comments on each case.

Yamada played a seminal role in bringing Zen Buddhism /5. Zen Comments on the Mumonkan consists of Shibayama's teisho on the Mumonkan. Shibayama was the roshi of Nanzenji Monastery (representing the Rinzai tradition of Zen), Kyoto, from to He is a qualified teisho master.

In this work, the Mumonkan is translated in its entirety Zen comments on the Mumonkan book Shibayama's own teisho added. The Gateless Gate. The Gateless Gate or The Gateless Barrier (Chin. Wu-wen kuan; Jap. Mumonkan) The author is Chinese Ch'an master Wu-men Hui-hai (無門慧開 Mumon Ekai, ).

English Translation. By late Zen master Katsuki Sekida (Two Zen Classics ). Original Chinese Text. The two works translated in this book, Mumonkan (The Gateless Gate) and Hekiganroku (The Blue Cliff Record), both compiled during the Song dynasty in China, are the best known and most frequently studied koan collections, and are classics of Zen literature.

Originally published: Zen comments on the Mumonkan. New York: Harper & Row, No barrier: unlocking the Zen koan: a new translation of the Zen classic Wumenguan [Mumonkan] / [by Wumen Huikai]; translated from the Chinese and commentary by Thomas Cleary.

London: Aquarian/ Thorsons, xxiii, p. Zen Comments on the Mumonkan by Zenkei Shibayama Zen comments on the Mumonkan book at $ Zen Comments on the Mumonkan has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. In The Gateless Gate, one of modern Zen Buddhism's uniquely influential masters offers classic commentaries on the Mumonkan, one of Zen's greatest collections of teaching stories.

This translation was compiled with the Western reader in mind, and includes Koan Yamada's clear and penetrating comments on each case. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shibayama, Zenkei, Zen comments on the Mumonkan.

San Francisco: Harper & Row,©   In The Gateless Gate, one of modern Zen Buddhism's uniquely influential masters offers classic commentaries on the Mumonkan, one of Zen's greatest collections of teaching stories. This translation was compiled with the Western reader in mind, and includes Koan Yamada's clear and penetrating comments on each case/5().

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shibayama, Zenkei, Zen comments on the Mumonkan. New York, New American Library [, ©].

Zen comments on the Mumonkan. Author: Zenkei Shibayama; Publisher: Shambhala Pubns ISBN: N.A Category: Philosophy Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Includes the entire "Mumonkan," the collection of spiritual riddles used to train monks and encourage lay Buddhists in their religious development, as well as insightful commentary into the text.

In The Gateless Gate, one of modern Zen Buddhism's uniquely influential masters offers classic commentaries on the Mumonkan, one of Zen's greatest collections of teaching translation was compiled with the Western reader in mind, and includes Koan Yamada's clear and penetrating comments on each case.

Yamada played a seminal role in 5/5(1). Zen Comments on the Mumonkan (Shibiyama) The Book of Equanimity (Wick) Mud and Water The Unborn. OTHER EXCELLENT BOOKS Mindfulness Yoga How to Be Sick The Mindful Way Through Anxiety Bad Dog.

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View this book on Amazon» The Gateless Gate by Ekai- Mu-on () Related Journal Entries. The Gateless Gate Mumon Ekai (). Zen has no gates. The purpose of Buddha’s words is to enlighten others. Therefore Zen should be gateless.

The Gateless Barrier: Zen Comments on the Mumonkan, Boston: Shambhala, Originally published: Zen comments on the Mumonkan. Translated by 工藤澄子 Kudō Sumiko (). New York: Harper & Row, PDF: Zen Inspirations: Essential Meditations and Texts The Gateless Gate, pp.

For more than seven centuries the Mumonkan has been used in Zen monasteries to train monks and to encourage the religious development of lay Buddhists. It contains forty- eight koans, or spiritual riddles, that must be explored during the course of Zen ama Zenkei (), an influential Japanese Zen teacher and calligrapher Brand: Shambhala.

Zen comments on the Mumonkan. New York: Harper & Row. MLA Citation. Shibayama, Zenkei. and Hui-kʻai. and Kudo, Sumiko. Zen comments on the Mumonkan / Translated into English by Sumiko Kudo Harper & Row New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Shibayama, Zenkei. & Hui-kʻai. & Kudo, Sumiko. In this forum, people keep saying that Zen is not Buddhism.

The very people suggest that I read Mumonkan. Right at the beginning I saw this: Buddhism makes mind its foundation. (See below for the rest of the passage.) So, if the author of Gateless Gate makes a mention of Buddhism right at the preface doesn't it follow that Zen is Buddhism.

excerpted from The Gateless Gate -Zen Comments on the Mumonkan Zenkei Shibayama. The Japanese word zen – ch’an in Chinese, dhyana in Sanskrit – means meditation. Zen aims, through meditation, to realize what Buddha himself realized, the emancipation of one’s mind.

Preface to the Mumonkan: Don't read this book. From Mumonkan: The Zen Masterpiece (Zen and Zen Classics, vol 4), Translated by R.H. Blyth New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Sort by.

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It contains forty- eight koans, or spiritual riddles, that must be explored during the course of Zen ama Zenkei (), an influential Japanese Zen teacher and calligrapher. no underlining. Title: Zen Comments on the Mumonkan Author Name: Shibayama, Zenkei Categories: Buddhism, Publisher: HarperCollins: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: PAPERBACK.

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One of the great Zen texts 48 cases / koans. KOAN Ordinary Mind is Tao. Zen Comments on the Mumonkan by Gateldss Shibayama. John Gruber rated it it was amazing Lists with This Book. Jan van Leent rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lists with This Book.

Luke Crocker rated it really liked it Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Elizabeth rated it liked it Return to Book Page. For more than seven centuries the Mumonkan has been used in Zen monasteries to train monks and to encourage the religious development of lay Buddhists.

It contains forty- eight koans, or spiritual riddles, that must be explored during the course of Zen ama Zenkei (), an influential Japanese Zen teacher and calligrapher 5/5(1). Zen Dust, Mira and Sasaki. Zen Classics. The Gateless Barrier, Aitken The Record of Transmitting the Light, Cook or Transmission of Light, Cleary Book of Serenity, Cleary Blue Cliff Record, Cleary Zen Comments on the Mumonkan, Shibayama Platform Sutra, various translations Diamond Sutra and Heart Sutra with commentary, Conze.

Zen Master Dogen. The Kōan: Texts and Contexts in Zen Buddhism. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, ISBN ; Hoffmann, The Sound of the One Hand. Basic Books, ISBN This book contains examples of how some Zen practitioners answer the koans "correctly".

Originally published in Japan almost a century ago. pages. ISBN: Inthis was the first book about Zen that I had ever read, and it greatly impressed and influenced me. The Gateless Gate (Mumonkan) was transcribed by Nyogen Senzaki (–) and Paul Reps (–) inand appeared in in "Zen Flesh, Zen Bones, " pp.

VSCL. The Zen Koan: Its. In The Gateless Gate, one of modern Zen Buddhism's uniquely influential masters offers classic commentaries on the Mumonkan, one of Zen's greatest collections of teaching translation was compiled with the Western reader in mind, and includes Koan Yamada's clear and penetrating comments on each case.

Yamada played a seminal role in Brand: Wisdom Publications MA. Great Doubt: Practicing Zen in the World (Wisdom Publications, J ). Great Doubt: Practicing Zen in the World - translated and introduced by Jeff Shore. Wisdom Publications have published a book of Jeff's translations and comments on Boshan's great doubt, including exhortations for those who don't arouse it, and for those who do.

The. Zen Comments on the Mumonkan (Shibiyama) The Book of Equanimity (Wick) Mud and Water The Unborn OTHER EXCELLENT BOOKS Mindfulness Yoga How to Be Sick The Mindful Way Through Anxiety Bad Dog. A Memoir of Love, Beauty, and Redemption in Dark Places Novice to Master: An Ongoing Lesson in the Extent of My Own Stupidity, Zen Flesh, Zen Bones Food.

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buy this book. In The Gateless Gate, one of modern Zen Buddhism's uniquely influential masters offers classic commentaries on the Mumonkan, one of Zen's greatest collections of teaching translation was compiled with the Western reader in mind, and includes Koan Yamada's clear and penetrating comments on each case.

Yamada played a seminal role in bringing Zen Buddhism /5(45). In reality a Zen student is declared enlightened to establish a new Zen community to enlarge his masters flock.

Read more about Zen enlightenment here. You'll find ancient Koan examples with answers at Zen Koans or choose the 48 Koans (with answers) of. In "The Gateless Gate, " one of modern Zen Buddhism's uniquely influential masters offers classic commentaries on the Mumonkan, one of Zen's greatest collections of teaching stories.

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Another uncredited Mentor cover, this one for Zenkei Shibayama’s excellent translation of Master Mumon’s book of koans, The Gateless : Rod Meade Sperry.