Video: Logic of Thinking, Logic of Engagement: Chan/Sŏn Buddhism in the Life-World

October 7, 2014
Jin Y. Park delivers the 2014 Ahnkook Lecture on Korean Buddhism

Professor Jin Y. Park, Associate Professor and Director of the Asian Studies Program at American University, delivered the 2014 Ahnkook Lecture on Korean Buddhism.

Chan/Sŏn Buddhism has been criticized for its seeming lack of social engagement. In this talk, Professor Jin Y. Park examines potential social dimensions of the Korean Sŏn Buddhist tradition known as hwadu meditation.