Zen

Schools of Zen Buddhism

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Several schools of Zen developed in China in the 9th century and arrived in Japan in the 12th and 13th centuries, most notably Rinzai, which emphasizes koans, and Soto, which emphasizes clearing the mind completely during sitting meditation.

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Title Schools of Zen Buddhism
Published
Last UpdatedJanuary 31, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/zen/branches
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MLA Citation “Schools of Zen Buddhism.” ReligionFacts.com. 31 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021. <religionfacts.com/zen/branches>