Obaku Zen: The Emergence of the Third Sect of Zen in Tokugawa Japan
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344pp. January 2000
Obaku Zen: The Emergence of the Third Sect of Zen in Tokugawa Japan
Author: Baroni, Helen J.;
This is the first detailed English-language study of the Obaku branch of Japanese Zen. Beginning with the founding of the sect in Japan by Chinese monks in the seventeenth century, the volume describes the conflicts and maneuverings within the Buddhist an
"The most thorough English-language study of this important stream of Japanese Zen Buddhism to date" --Journal of Asian Studies, February 2003

"Excellent ... an outstanding contribution to studies of Tokugawa-era Buddhism.... This book will no

Author: Baroni, Helen J.;
Helen J. Baroni is associate professor in the Department of Religion, University of Hawai'i.



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