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Hung-chih Cheng-chüeh

(1091—1157)


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(1091–1157).

A monk of the Ts'ao-tung (Jap., Sōtō) line of Ch'an.known as the author of a collection of poetry and kōans.and the founder of the ‘Hung-chih’ line within the Ts'ao-tung school, and as an avid proponent of the ‘silent illumination’ (Chin., mo-chao Ch'an) style of meditation.

Subjects: Religion.


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