Hardback: $60.00
ISBN-13: 9781886439252
Published: March 2007
480 pages

The Baizhang Zen Monastic Regulations

  • About the Book
  • The original form of the “Ancient Regulations” for Ch’an (Zen) monastic life, established by the eighth-century Zen master Pai-chang was lost, surviving only in fragments in later compilations. The fourteenth-century Zen master Te-hui drew on extant works to compile the revised Pai-chang Zen Monastic Regulations under the Yüan Imperial Edict, the text on which this translation by Shohei Ichimura is based.

  • About the Authors
    • Shohei Ichimura (1929-2018) was a Zen monk and scholar of Indian Buddhist philosophy. He is the translator of many important works in Buddhism, both for BDK America and other publishers.
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