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ID: 300022006
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300022006

 

Record Type: concept
Zen (Japanese Buddhism) (Japanese Buddhism, Buddhism, ... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name))

 

Note: A school of meditative Buddhism introduced to Japan in the 12th century by monks returning from China. Originating in India, it spread to China where elements of Taoism were added. Zen emphasizes simple meditation that avoids ritual as well the personal experience of enlightenment attained through a life lived close to nature. There are two main branches of Zen in Japan: Rinzai and Soto.
 
Terms:
Zen (Japanese Buddhism) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
Zen (Japanese Buddhism) (Spanish-P,D,U,U)
Zen Buddhist (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
Zen Buddhism (C,U,LC,English,UF,U,N)
zen (Japanese Buddhism) (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  B.BM

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Associated Concepts Facet
Associated Concepts Facet
Hierarchy of Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)
.... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <religions and religious concepts>
........ <religions and religious concepts> (G)
Hierarchy of religions (belief systems, cultures)
............ religions (belief systems, cultures) (G)
Hierarchy of Buddhism
................ Buddhism (G)
Hierarchy of Japanese Buddhism
.................... Japanese Buddhism (G)
Hierarchy of Zen (Japanese Buddhism)
........................ Zen (Japanese Buddhism) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Een school van meditatief boeddhisme die in de 12de eeuw in Japan werd geïntroduceerd door monniken die terugkeerden uit China. Zen had zijn oorsprong in India en kwam terecht in China, waar elementen van het taoïsme werden toegevoegd. Zen legt de nadruk op eenvoudige meditatie zonder rituelen en de persoonlijke beleving van verlichting door een leven dicht bij de natuur. Er zijn twee belangrijke takken van zen in Japan: Rinzai en Soto. 
Spanish ..... Una escuela de budismo contemplativo introducida en Japón en el siglo XII por monjes que retornaban de la India. Originada en India, se difundió a China en donde se le agregaron elementos del Taoísmo. El Zen enfatiza la meditación simple que evita el ritual así como la experiencia personal de iluminación obtenida a través de la vida cerca de la naturaleza. Hay dos ramas principales del Zen en Japón: Rinzai y Soto. 

Sources and Contributors:
Zen (Japanese Buddhism)............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, VP Preferred]
.........................................  Adams, Reader's Guide to the Great Religions (1977) 520
.........................................  Avery Index (1963-)
.........................................  Crim, Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions (1981) 821
.........................................  Diccionario Espasa. Religiones y creencias (1997) 870
.........................................  Hattstein, Religiones del Mundo (1997)
.........................................  Nuevo Espasa Ilustrado 2000, Diccionario Enciclopédico (1999)
.........................................  Parrinder, Dictionary of Non-Christian Religions (1971) 313
.........................................  Reynolds, Guide to Buddhist Religion (1981) 415
zen (Japanese Buddhism)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP]
.........................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.........................................  Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (1990)
Zen Buddhism............  [VP]
.......................  Avery Index (1963-)
.......................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.......................  Goring, ed., Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs and Religions (1994) 575
.......................  Lippy and Williams, Encyclopedia of the American Religious Experience (1988) IND
.......................  Paine and Soper, Art and Architecture of Japan (1981) 521
Zen Buddhist............  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Avery Index (1963-) Architecture--Zen
............  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-) precoor.; ..., Zen
............  Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (1990)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (1990)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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