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Pŏmnang

(fl. 632—646)


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(fl. 632–46).

Korean monk who studied Sŏn (Ch'an/zen) Buddhism in China under the fourth patriarch of the sect, Tao-hsin (580–651). Pŏmnang is credited with introducing the Sŏn form of Buddhism to Korea and establishing a lineage in the Silla kingdom.

Subjects: Buddhism.


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