Japanese Rinzai Zen Buddhism: Myōshinji, a Living Religion (review)

  title={Japanese Rinzai Zen Buddhism: Myōshinji, a Living Religion (review)},
  author={S. Covell},
  journal={The Journal of Japanese Studies},
  pages={206 - 210}
  • S. Covell
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Japanese Studies
Victoria was a visiting Numata scholar at the University of Hawai‘i, and he offered similar presentations at various Zen temples on Oahu. At this particular Zen center, teachers claim descent from the Yasutani Hakuun-Harada Daiun Sōgaku lineage, and Victoria made a vigorous case against Yasutani for his complicity with Japanese militarism before and during the war. The community obviously felt under attack, since invalidating the patriarchs of a lineage is an age-old weapon for intrasectarian… Expand
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