Bodhidharma, Chan (Zen) Patriarch
(5th or 6th century)

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Bodhidharma
  • Dates: 5th or 6th century
  • Places: Indian culture sphere --> China
  • Language: Sanskrit?; Persian? Chinese?
  • Who he was: quasi-legendary Indian (?) Buddhist monk and patriarch credited with bringing the Chan (Zen) tradition to China; attributed writings include Outline of Practice; Bloodstream Sermon; Wake-up Sermon; Breakthrough Sermon

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