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Publications by Zen monasteries

Publications by Zen monasteries

During the Kamakura period, Zen monks played an extremely important role as mediators of Chinese culture. Watch the video and learn about Gozan-ban editions, the books printed by Zen temples.

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Books introduced in the video

  1. Tongjian jishi benmo (Historical Events in the Comprehensive Mirror in Full, J. Tsugan kiji honmatsu) ,1257
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  2. Jingde chuandenglu (Records of the Transmission of the Lamp, J. Keitoku dentōroku), 1348, Gozan-ban edition
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