Zen Thought of Monk Tianruweize in the Yuan Dynasty
Download as PDF
Jianchun Shao and Hongyun Wu
In the late Yuan Dynasty, the famous monk Tianruweize advocated the combination of Zen and pure land Buddhism, proposed the pure land of the mind, the self-centered Amitabha and the double practice of Zen and pure land sect. He lived in seclusion but became famous. His base of Buddhism, the Lion Forest Garden in Suzhou city, became a model of temple garden architecture in the South of the Yangtze River. With him as the center, the group formed to participate in meditation and enlightenment and promoted the cultural exchange and integration of various nationalities.
Tianruweize; chanting anddrunkenness; pure land sect; double practice of Zen and pure land Buddhism; Lion Forest Garden