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I-shan I-ning

(1247—1317)


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(1247–1317).

A Chinese Ch'an monk whom the Yüan dynasty government sent to Japan as a missionary. After an initial misunderstanding in which he was imprisoned by the Japanese court as a spy, he was later recognized as a great teacher and attracted many of the brightest Buddhist clerics as his students.

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