Kukai (Kobo Daishi), Japanese Monk

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Kukai
  • Known as: Kobo Daishi
  • Birth: July 27, 774, Zentsuji, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Death: April 22, 835, Mount Koya, Koya, Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
  • Language: Japanese
  • Who he was: Japanese monk and founder of Shingon Buddhism; fifty religious works, including Attaining Enlightenment in This Very Existence; The Meaning of Sound, Word, Reality; Meanings of the Word Hum

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