Daily Zen Library
Sun-Face Buddha: The Teachings of Ma-Tsu and the Hung-Chou School of Ch’an
By Cheng Chien Bhikshu Cheng Chien Bhikshu
A translation of the primary materials on the life and teachings of Ma-Tsu (709-788), the successor to the great sixth patriarch and the greatest Ch'an master in history, Hui-Neng (638-713). The book should be invaluable to all who wish to study the development of the Zen thought and philosophy over the course of history.