The Golden Age of Zen: The Classic Work on the Foundation of Zen Philosophy

John C.H. Wu


The Golden Age of Zen: The Classic Work on the Foundation of Zen Philosophy

The Golden Age of Zen: The Classic Work on the Foundation of Zen Philosophy

  • Title: The Golden Age of Zen: The Classic Work on the Foundation of Zen Philosophy
  • Author: John C.H. Wu
  • ISBN: 9780385479936
  • Page: 175
  • Format: Paperback



Wu s book has long been a primary source for understanding the development of the hugely influential philosophy of Zen Buddhism by students and teachers alike The Golden Age of Zen explores the philosophy s history, from its early connections with Taoism to the magnificent flowering forth of the whole movement in the hands of succeeding generations of Chinese sages.


Recent Comments "The Golden Age of Zen: The Classic Work on the Foundation of Zen Philosophy"

It's an ok book but with such a naive and romantic understanding of Chan. I don't think it helped much in terms of understanding Chan. Mostly it is propagating the romanticized image of Chan, so maybe is even harmful for people who wants to understand. Yet, it's a good book to read if you keep a critical mind and NOT falling for the rosy images.

Good to know about many Zen Masters of old, but not through this book. This book is written with a very biased view. The basic idea of Zen is to look at the world with awareness without bringing any philosophy in between. But the author is so biased towards Christianity, that he keeps on bringing Christianity every now and then. In the book he has many times said about the stories related to Bodhidharma and few others that they are legends (without any basis). But in the whole book, he never say [...]

The 'text' for my Introduction to Zen class.

One of the best texts on classic Zen that you can grab.


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