Dongshan Liangjie facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsDongshan Liangjie
|School||Caodong school (曹洞宗, J. Sōtō)|
|Title||Chan master (禅師)|
|Successor||Yunju Daoying / Caoshan Benji (the latter's branch discontinued)|
|Students||(other than successors)
|Works||Song of the Precious Mirror Samadhi (《寶鏡三昧歌》) (attrib.); Recorded dialogues (《洞山語録》)|
Dongshan Liangjie (807–869) (Chinese: 洞山良价; pinyin: Dòngshān Liángjiè; Wade–Giles: Tung-shan Liang-chieh; Japanese: Tōzan Ryōkai; Korean: Tongsan Lianggye; Vietnamese: Động Sơn Lương Giới) was a Chan Buddhist monk of ninth-century China. He founded the Caodong school (Chinese: 曹洞宗), which was transmitted to Japan in the thirteenth century by Dōgen and developed into the Sōtō school of Zen. Dongshan is also known for the poetic Five Ranks.
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