Zen (2009)

Director
Banmei Takahashi

Main cast
Kantarô Nakamura; Yuki Uchida; Ryushin Tei; Kengo Kora; Tatsuya Fujiwara

Genres
Drama, History

Description
In the early 1200s, Dogen brought Chinese Zen philosophy to Japan, and established the Japanese Zen sect of Buddhism. He taught that a person was capable of realizing Buddhahood within himself, by way of Zazen. Zazen is extended hours of sitting and meditating to achieve a state of “Mu” (nothingness, or empty existence).


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