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The Religion of the Samurai

*** START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK, THE RELIGION OF THE
SAMURAI ***
This eBook was produced by John B. Hare and proofread by Carrie R. Lorenz.
THE RELIGION OF THE SAMURAI
A STUDY OF ZEN PHILOSOPHY AND DISCIPLINE IN CHINA AND JAPAN
by
KAITEN NUKARIYA
Professor of Kei-O-Gi-Jiku University and of So-To-Shu Buddhist
College, Tokyo
1913
CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
(1) The Southern and Northern Schools of Buddhism
(2) The Development and Differentiation of Buddhism
(3) The Object of this Book is the Explaining of the Mahayanistic
View of Life and the World
(4) Zen holds a Unique Position among the Established Religions of
the World
(5) The Historical Antiquity of Zen
(6) The Denial of Scriptural Authority by Zen
(7) The Practisers of Zen hold the Buddha as their Predecessor, whose
Spiritual Level they Aim to Attain
(8) The Iconoclastic Attitude of Zen
(9) Zen Activity
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