Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-275) and index.
Chan Buddhism in the Song: some background -- The Chan school and the Song state -- Procreation and patronage in the Song Chan school -- A new Chan tradition: the reinvention of the Caodong lineage in the Song -- A dog has no Buddha-nature: Kanhua Chan and Dahui Zonggao's attacks on silent illumination -- The Caodong tradition as the target of attacks by the Linji tradition -- Silent illumination and the Caodong tradition.
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