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Getting the Buddha mind

by Sheng-yen.

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Published by Dharma Drum Publications in Elmhurst, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meditation -- Zen Buddhism

  • Edition Notes

    Title also in Chinese: Fo hsin.

    StatementMaster Sheng-Yen ; [editor, Ernest Heau ; translators, Ming-Yee Wang, Paul Kennedy, Karen Swaine].
    ContributionsHeau, Ernest, 1926-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination227 p. ;
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20763545M
    ISBN 100960985409
    LC Control Number82073979
    OCLC/WorldCa24007768


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