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The earliest text of Ch'an Buddhism : the long scroll

Jorgensen, John A


This thesis aims to present a translation of the work that is usually considered to be the oldest source for Chinese Ch'an. I have titled it the Long Scroll rather than the Erh-ju ssu-hsing lun or Ta-mo lun because these latter titles are confusing and ill-defined. Long Scroll is a translation of the name Suzuki Daisetsu gave it. This name is the most appropriate for we do not know what its original title was. Moreover, a complete copy of it has not been found or identified. There is a...[Show more]

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Date published: 1979
Type: Thesis (Masters)
DOI: 10.25911/5d73966bef766


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