Thousand Peaks: Korean Zen—Traditions and Teachers, by Mu Soeng Sunim

cover of Thousand Peaks: Korean Zen Traditions and TeachersCombines an overview of the history of Buddhism in Korea with a look at that movement’s major teachers.

Korean Zen Buddhism is one of the surviving links to the ancient Chinese Ch’an schools. This volume traces its history in the Korean peninsula. The second, revised edition appears to have more information about teachers—possibly two extra chapters?

Mu Soeng Sunim. Thousand Peaks: Korean Zen—Traditions and Teachers. Second edition, revised. Cumberland, RI: Primary Point Press, 1991. 221 pages.