Girl by the river

Two Zen monks, Tanzan (1819-1892) and Ekido, traveling on pilgrimage, came to a muddy river crossing. There they saw a lovely young woman dressed in her...

Artistic principles and aesthetic ideals of Zen

Aesthetic  principles of Zen and its manifistation Table1. Artistic principles and aesthetic ideals of Zen in the Structure of Primordial Essences and Phenomenal Worlds         ...

Chan Buddhism and Art

Chan-Buddhist themes and motifs in Chinese Art Chan Buddhist Art in China During The Tang Dynasty (618-907) Wang Wei (699–759), a universal Chinese genius, was a great poet,...

Primordial generating matrix of Dzogchen

Initial generating matrix of Dzogchen Table 1а.  Initial generating matrix of Dzogchen (Theory) Hitting the Essence in Three Words  the final testament of the first master Garab Dorje ( Fl. 55...