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Title:     Motivations for Practice, three Personal Odysseys : Pushing Away is a Form of Contact
Creator: Potemkin, Jan
Catalan subject: Budisme zen
English subject: Zen Buddhism
Abstract:  An important part of Zen training in the Kwan Um Zen School is the taking of Ten Precepts. Taking these precepts makes one a Dharma Teacher in the sangha. To be approved as a Dharma Teacher, the individual (who has previously taken the Five Precepts and become a student in the School) must write a short essay on his or her motivations for practice. Jan Potemkin practices law in New York City. He is a member of the Chogye International Zen Center of New York. He became Dharma Teacher in August, 1989 and this is his essay
Source:  Primary Point 1989, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 18-19
Document type:  info:eu-repo/semantics/article ; info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
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