Books tagged: shi de

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Monks, Beasts & Dreams on Heavenly Terrace
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 143,640. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
This book's pages form the record of events that really happened in the Tang-period China (the 8th century) at Guo-qing Temple secluded on Mount Tian-tai. For this no extra charge has been made with the exception of delightful insight into the background of the four figures: three eccentric persons and the forth—the unnamed tigress, a creature on the back of which Chan monk Feng Gan usually rode.
Taste of Hanshan (Cold Mountain)
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 31,560. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry
Han Shan and Shi De are two inseparable characters in the history of Chan (Zen) Buddhism, forming one of the most favourite subjects of Oriental fine arts: Shi De is often pictured with a broom, and Han Shan with a scroll to represent two of many paths to Enlightenment—honest labour and scriptural studies. Their poems became famous Chan quotations to be a compulsory reading for Chan practitioners.