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Master Sheng-yen is an expatriate monk from mainland China who has been teaching in Taiwan and the United States for over two decades. No trivia or quizzes yet. Often misunderstood as a system of mind games, the Chan path leads to enlightenment through apparent contradiction.


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Chan practice instead takes a “sudden and direct” approach to uncovering one’s original, intrinsically pure and enlightened Buddha nature.

Master Sheng-yen provides an unprecedented understanding of Chan, its precepts, and its practice.

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You arrive without departing. Item s unavailable og purchase. While demanding the mental and physical discipline of traditional Buddhist doctrine, it asserts that wisdom Buddha-nature is innate and immediate in all living beings, and thus not to be achieved through devotion to the strictures of religious practice.


Shen-Yen’s emphasis on conjoined contemplation and study resulted in 6 years of solitary meditation and a masters in Buddhist Studies before coming to America. Academic Skip to main content. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

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Hoofprint of the Ox: Principles of the Chan Buddhist Path as Taught by a Modern Chinese Master

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The “Direct and Sudden” Approach of Chan.