Poetic Leaps in Zen's Journey of Enlightenment

Poetic Leaps in Zen's Journey of Enlightenment

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While the philosophical discussion of Zen spirituality reaches its limit, poetry offers an effective expression of the sublime experiences. From a poetic perspective, enlightenment is understood as poetic leaps in the spiritual journey, which brings people from the habitually or conventionally established world toward new horizons of consciousness. This leap is a breakthrough in the overall consciousness, rather than a progression in contemplative thought. Therefore, it cannot be adequately described through abstract representation, but poetry can metaphorically capture this leap and reveal both the spiritual meaning and the practical wisdom of enlightenment. This book will take you on this fantastic journey of enlightenment.Rev. ed. Fort Worth: Harcourt BraceJovanovich College Publishers, 1992. ... Tallahassee: Florida State University Press, 1986. Aitken ... Praxis and action; contemporaryphilosophies ofhuman activity. ... A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy.

Title:Poetic Leaps in Zen's Journey of Enlightenment
Author:Yong Zhi
Publisher:iUniverse - 2012-08


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