Yung-ming Yen-shou
China (904 - 975) Timeline
Buddhist : Zen / Chan


Poems by Yung-ming Yen-shou
Books

There is scholarly debate about the life of Yung-ming Yen-shou. He is usually identified as the third patriarch of the Pure Land branch of Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism in China.

He is said to have been a military official who converted from Confucianism to Buddhism.

His writings include Treatise on the Common End of Myriad Good Deeds and Preface to the Teaching on Induction into the Bodhisattva Precepts.

Poems by Yung-ming Yen-shou


Recommended Books: Yung-ming Yen-shou

Essays in Zen Buddhism, First Series The Golden Age of Zen: Zen Masters of the T'ang Dynasty





Yung-ming Yen-shou