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7 edition of The Gateless Barrier found in the catalog.

The Gateless Barrier

The Wu-Men Kuan (Mumonkan)

by Robert Aitken

  • 144 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by North Point Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Koan,
  • Wu-men kuan,
  • Hui-kai,,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Philosophy,
  • Travel,
  • Hui-k°ai,,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • General,
  • Hinduism - General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • 1183-1260,
  • 1183-1260.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8317204M
    ISBN 100865474427
    ISBN 109780865474420

    The Gateless Gate and Polishing the Moon Sword is a collection of poems inspired by Zen and Japanese folk traditions. The first section, The Gateless Gate, contains poem-responses to the 48 Zen koans of the Mumonkan, following a long Zen tradition of composing poems as a spontaneous, personal response to koans. The Gateless Barrier remains an essential text for all serious students of Buddhism. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. User Review - Flag as inappropriate. If you find yourself working though the Koans with a good teacher you will find this book to be most helpful. Along with Yamada Koun Roshi's book of commentary 5/5(1).

    The Gateless Barrier. By. Lucas Malet. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt. Buy GATELESS BARRIER PA by Robert Aitken (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1).

    The Gateless Gate (無門關, Mandarin. Wúménguān, Japanese.無門関, Mumonkan) is a collection of 48 Chan koans compiled in the early 13th century by the Chinese Zen master Wumen Hui-k'ai (無門慧開)(–) (Japanese: Mumon Ekai). Wumen's preface indicates that the volume was published in Each koan is accompanied by a commentary and verse by Wumen.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; 7 by Lucas Malet; The Gateless Barrier by Lucas Malet. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Malet, Lucas, Title: The Gateless Barrier Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature.


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Gathered together by Wu-men (Mumon), a thirteenth-century master of the Lin-chi (Rinzai) school, it is composed of forty-eight koans, or cases, each accompanied by a brief comment and poem by by: Gateless Barrier book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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The Gateless Barrier, the second installment of the Koike & Kojima classic epic Lone Wolf and Cub, picks up with our hero, Itto Ogami (the baby cart assassin)continuing his journey on the assassin's path. His travels bring him to a confrontation with a "living budda" whom he must assassinate, but first he must pass through the gateless barrier.5/5(5).

The Gateless Gate. The Gateless Gate or The Gateless Barrier (Chin. Wu-wen kuan; Jap. Mumonkan) The author is Chinese Ch'an master Wu-men Hui-hai (無門慧開 Mumon Ekai, ). English Translation. By late Zen master Katsuki Sekida (Two Zen Classics ). Original Chinese Text. The Gateless Barrier by Lucas Malet.

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Download a free audio book for yourself today. Zen students, called upon to give life to these kōans within their own practice, will find Passing Through the Gateless Barrier a precious resource." —Meido Moore, abbot of Korinji Zen monastery "It is such a delight to read this book, a translation of many stories of enlightenment from the ancient Chan masters.

Translated by Robert Aitken The Gateless Barrier is generally acknowledged to be the fundamental koan collection in the literature of Zen. Gathered together by Wu-men (Mumon), a thirteenth-century master of the Lin-chi (Rinzai) school, it is composed of forty-eight koans, or cases, each accompanied by a brief comment and poem by Wu-men.

About Gateless Barrier. For more than seven centuries the Mumonkan has been used in Zen monasteries to train monks and to encourage the religious development of lay Buddhists.

It contains forty- eight koans, or spiritual riddles, that must be explored during the course of Zen ama Zenkei (), an influential Japanese Zen teacher and calligrapher. The Gateless Barrier is generally acknowledged to be the fundamental koan collection in the literature of Zen. Gathered together by Wu-men (Mumon), a thirteenth-century master of the Lin-chi (Rinzai) school, it is composed of forty-eight koans, or cases, each accompanied by a brief comment and poem by Aitken, one of the premier American Zen masters, has 1/5(1).

The Gateless Barrier is generally acknowledged to be the fundamental koan collection in the literature of Zen. Gathered together by Wu-men (Mumon), a thirteenth-century master of the Lin-chi (Rinzai) school, it is composed of forty-eight koans, or cases, each accompanied by a brief comment and poem by Wu-men.

The Gateless Barrier is a popular book by Lucas Malet. Read The Gateless Barrier, free online version of the book by Lucas Malet, on Lucas Malet's The Gateless Barrier consists of 25 parts for ease of reading.

Choose the part of The Gateless Barrier which you want to read from the table of contents to get started. Buy The Gateless Barrier by Malet, Lucas (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(3).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Malet, Lucas, Gateless barrier. New York Dodd, Mead & Co. (OCoLC) Material Type. barrier of a patriarch. This one word, Mu, is it. This is the barrier of Zen. If you pass through it you will see Joshu face to face.

Then you can work hand in hand with the whole line of patriarchs. Is this not a pleasant thing to do. If you want to pass this File Size: KB. About Passing Through the Gateless Barrier. Gateways to awakening surround us at every moment of our lives.

The whole purpose of kōan (gong’an, in Chinese) practice is to keep us from missing these myriad opportunities by leading us to certain gates that have traditionally been effective for people to access that marvelous forty-eight kōans of the Gateless. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

This fresh English translation by Guo Gu--the first from a Chinese Chan teacher--is one of the most accessible to date, and his commentary brings new life to these classic teachings"-- When you read the Passing Through the Gateless Barrier book, all your attention to the subject matter - Try to read minutes before the move, and you will."Gateless Passage" seems a little better than "Gateless Gate".

"Gateless Barrier" may be the closest English equivalent. However, Google strongly implies that "Gateless Gate" is more common. Maybe it would be best to avoid the translation issue and just move to a non-English title. "Mumonkan" gets more Google hits than "Gateless Gate".Preface "What is the book?" "According to the Japanese pronunciation of the Chinese characters of the title, we call it Mu-Mon-Kwan, which means 'The Gateless Barrier.'It is one of the books especially studied by the Zen sect, or the sect of Dhyâna.