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Shūmon Shōtōroku 宗門正燈録 (13 fascicles, 7 volumes)

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Title: Shūmon Shōtōroku 宗門正燈録 (13 fascicles, 7 volumes)
Other Titles: Records of the authentic flame in our (Zen) tradition
Authors: Tōyō, Eichō 東陽英朝
Keywords: Rinzai (Sect)
Zen priests
Japanese religions
LC Subject Headings: BQ9399.E597
Issue Date: Jan 1630
Publisher: Nōshū Hōunzan Jōezenji 濃州法雲山定慧禅寺 (based on the indication Kizan no shita 岐山之下 at the end of the woodblock print)
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Abstract: Collection of traditional biographies of Zen teachers compiled by Tōyō Eichō 東陽英朝 (1428–1504) and edited by his distant successor Gudō Tōshoku 愚堂東寔 (1579–1661). It contributed to establish the new Rinzai orthodoxy that was to dominate the Tokugawa period. Since the year indicated at the end of this woodblock print is 1496 (Meiō 明應5年) it has been included in the "Medieval texts" collection.
Description: Compare with the edition of Shūmon Shōtōroku 宗門正灯録 made available by the National Diet Library in Japan:
Pages/Duration: 1371 pages
Rights: This work, first published in 1630 is copyright free.
Appears in Collections:Medieval Zen texts

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