- Hardcover: 474 pages
- Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass (January 1, 1991)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 8120808193
- ISBN-13: 978-8120808195
- Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 6 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,928,056 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Sudden and Gradual (Approaches to Enlightenment in Chinese Thought)
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Top Customer Reviews
Peter Gregory edited the material provided by a number of contributors - and gave us the chapter dealing with Tsung-mi.
In my view, this was the strongest chapter of the whole book and would have made it worth buying, anyway. As it is, the other chapters have much to offer - and, all in all, this book repays careful reading. I list the chapter headings for reference. It gives you a better idea of what's in store. I don't propose to review all the material, but note the chapters that struck me as significant.
The Sudden and Gradual Debates
The Mirror of the Mind. Paul Demieville.
Sudden Illumination or Simultaneous Comprehension: Remarks on Chinese and Tibetan Terminology.@ R.A.Stein.
Purifying Gold.@The Metaphor of Effort and Intuition in Buddhist Thought and Practice.@ Luis O. Gomez.
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