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Zen

  1. 1. Zen
  2. 2. Concept <ul><li>A kind of traditional budhism </li></ul><ul><li>One of the most famous types of budhism in the West </li></ul><ul><li>Meditation and other practices </li></ul>
  3. 3. Origin <ul><ul><li>This practice was first documented in China in the 7th century </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From China, it spread south to Vietnam, and east to Korea and Japan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As a matter of tradition, the establishment of Zen is credited to the indian monk Bodhidharma, who went to China to teach </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Translation <ul><li>Japanese: Zen </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese: Chán   </li></ul><ul><li>Korean: Seon </li></ul><ul><li>English: meditation or meditative state. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Zen in Japan <ul><li>Japanese monks went to China in order to receive the new instruction from chinese masters. </li></ul><ul><li>The two main schools of budhism in Japan are: Rinzai y Sōtō. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Zazen (sitting meditation) <ul><li>It is from the Soto School </li></ul><ul><li>It is the most famous types of budhism meditation in the West </li></ul><ul><li>Practitioners assume a position such as the lotus position. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Zazen
  8. 8. Koan <ul><li>koans are paradoxical or linguistically meaningless questions or dialogues </li></ul><ul><li>This practice is particularly emphasized by Rinzai </li></ul><ul><li>Answering a koan requires a student to let go of conceptual thinking and of the logical way we order the world </li></ul>
  9. 9. Koan <ul><li>Which is the sound of just one hand that clap? </li></ul><ul><li>How was your original face like before you were born? </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Budō </li></ul>
  11. 11. Haiku poem
  12. 12. calligraphy with ink
  13. 13. Sumi-e painting
  14. 14. cha-no- ya tea ceremony
  15. 15. Ikebana art with flowers
  16. 16. Zen karesansui Garden
  17. 17. Noh
  18. 18. Origami
  19. 19. Zen from Japan in Western countries <ul><li>In North America, the Zen lineages derived from the Japanes soto school are the most numerous </li></ul><ul><li>Among these are the lineages of the San Francisco Zen Center, and the White Plum Asanga </li></ul><ul><li>San Francisco Zen Center established the first </li></ul><ul><li>Zen Monastery in America in 1967 </li></ul>

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