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Hui-k'o

(487—593)


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487–593).

Second patriarch (after Bodhidharma) of Ch'an/Zen in China. He was driven to S. China by other Buddhist monks, and may perhaps have been assassinated by them. In addition to menpeki (wall-gazing), much emphasis was placed on the Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra.

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Subjects: Buddhism.


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