Ta-chu Hui-hai

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A T'ang dynasty Chinese Ch'an monk. Very little is known of him, including the dates of his life, other than that he was a disciple of the famous monk Ma-tsu Tao-i (709–88), and that he wrote the influential treatise Essential Gate for Entry Into Sudden Enlightenment (Chin., Tun-wu ju dao yao-men), which is still extant.

Subjects: Religion.

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