Medieval Zen Texts


  • The purpose of this database is to make available to the public complete digitalized text for Zen-related works of the medieval era. Currently it provides the full text of works below:
     Gidō Shūshin (1325–1388)  Kūge rōshi nichiyō kufū ryakushū;
     Kokan Shiren (1278–1346)  Jūzen shiroku;
                   Zoku zen shiroku;
     Ryōsen Ryōzui (?-1364)   Kaizō osyō kinenroku
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  • This database is a part of research results supported by JSPS KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Results).
Data Count: 2,351 items (As of September 2019)

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