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Shūhō Myōchō

(1282—1338)


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(1282–1338).

A Zen master of the Rinzai school, dharma-successor (hassu) of Shōmyō, and one of the founders of the Ō-tō-kan lineage. He was the founder and first abbot of Daitoku-ji in Kyōto, where he insisted on strict and rigorous observance.

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Subjects: Buddhism.


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