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Denkoroku – The Transmission of the Light – Talk 5 – Hongren – Jeff Bickner

By: Jeff Bickner | 06/19/2024
Location: Online in Zoom
In Topics: Other Zen and General Buddhist Studies

Jeff Bickner gives the fifth talk of the “Denkoroku – The Transmission of the Light ” 2024 series to the Dharma Seminar. ┬áThe Denkoroku was written by Keizan Jokin (1264-1325) who along with Dogen is considered to be one of the two founding patriarchs of the Soto Zen School. The Denkoroku presents the transmission stories of the lineage of Soto Zen ancestors. The series references the ┬átext of Thomas Cleary’s “Transmission of the Light: Zen in the Art of Enlightenment by Zen Master Keizan.” This talk focuses on Hongren, the successor to Dioxin.

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