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The Gateless Barrier : The Wu-Men Kuan (Mumonkan)
by Robert Aitken


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780865474420
  • ISBN-10: 0865474427
  • Publisher: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl
  • Publish Date: January 1991
  • Page Count: 332
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 6.18 x 0.81 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.12 pounds


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