IJEBMR
ISSN: 2456-7760

Title:
THE THOUGHT OF ZEN MASTER CHAN NGUYEN FOR THE FOUNDATION OF LINH QUANG SCHOOL OF BUDDHISM AT TRA LU TRUNG, NAM DINH PROVINCE, VIETNAM

Authors:
Truong Van Huong, Vietnam

Abstract:
As to stress the importance of the philosophical aspect of Buddhism in general, and of schools of Buddhism in Vietnam in specific, the author of this paper will analyze in depth the thought of Linji - Long Dong school of Buddhism via the thought of Zen master Chan Nguyen as a representative. Master Chan Nguyen is the founder of a remarkable school which is the basis of many schools of Buddhism in the north of Vietnam in the 17th century. Through these analyses, the paper would like to shed light on the development of Vietnamese Buddhism through historical periods since its introduction to this country.

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