The theme of the papers collected in this volume is the religious, philosophical and cultural phenomenon best known under its Japanese name of Zen. This Buddhist school of Zen spread over the countries of East Asia and left its traces in all realms of life, personal as well as social.
Bern, Frankfurt/M., New York, 1985. 116 pp., 26 figures
Contents: The papers on «Ch'an in China» (Tu Wei-ming), «Zen in Japan» (Abe Masao), and «Zen in East Asian Art» (Shimizu Yoshiaki)
are followed by commentaries by Erik Zürcher, Heinrich Dumoulin and Dietrich Seckel, respectively.