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New Mahāyāna: Buddhism For A Post Modern World Akizuki Ryomin

New Mahāyāna: Buddhism For A Post Modern World

Akizuki Ryomin

Published January 1st 1991
ISBN : 9780895819000
Paperback
193 pages
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 About the Book 

In 1959 Newsweek reported that a young Zen monk and scholar threatened to shake Japanese Buddhism by publishing the secret answers to the koan. Though he never took that step, Akizuki Ryomin did make good on his promise to devote himself toMoreIn 1959 Newsweek reported that a young Zen monk and scholar threatened to shake Japanese Buddhism by publishing the secret answers to the koan. Though he never took that step, Akizuki Ryomin did make good on his promise to devote himself to breaking the formalism that constricts Zen and exposing the fake masters. Here, he brings his ideas on reform together into a proclamation of a New Mahayana.