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Wŏnch'uk

(631—696)


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(631–96).

A Korean monk who studied consciousness-only (vijñapti-mātra) philosophy in China under the famous scholar-translator Hsüan-tsang (596–664). Wŏnch'uk's commentary on the Sandhinirmocana Sūtra, a foundational consciousness-only scripture, was recognized as authoritative not only in Korea.but also in China and Tibet.where it became known as the ‘great Korean commentary’.

Subjects: Buddhism.


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