Zen (chinese: Chan) is a school of Mahayana Buddhism that originated in China during the Tang dynasty as Chan Buddhism. Zen school was strongly influenced by Taoism and developed as a distinguished school of Chinese Buddhism. From China, Chan Buddhism spread south to Vietnam, northeast to Korea and east to Japan, where it became known as Japanese Zen.

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Zen and Meditation

Insights about the scientific discoveries regarding the effects of meditation on the brain, mind and well being. Origins and characteristics of Zen.