Huineng and the Platform Sutra

Led by Roshi Paul Kisho Stern

Available as an on-demand course

This online, on-demand course introduces students to the Platform Sutra.

Composed sometime between the 8th and 13th centuries in China, the Platform Sutra includes stories and teachings attributed to the 6th Zen Patriarch, Huineng. Themes presented within this Sutra as well as the nature of Huineng and his role in establishing Zen are explored, including several key ideas presented in this work such as dealing with direct perception of true nature and the interconnections and interdependence of sila, dhayana, and prajna.


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