Huineng, Chan (Zen) Patriarch

Effigy (mummy?) of Huineng

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Huineng
  • Date: 638-713
  • Place: Guangdong Province, China
  • Language: Chinese
  • Who he was: Chinese monk and patriarch of Chan (Zen), wrote The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch
  • Included in lists (What's This?): LRP

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