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A visit to Tiantong Chan (Zen) monastery

Date: 5/29/2011 4:46:00 PM by SlogsPrizz Tags: Buddhism Zen Chan Ningbo Chinese monasteries

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Zhejiang has several famous monasteries associated with the Zen (Chinese: Chan) school of Buddhism, and one of the most important ones is the Tiantong (“heavenly child”) monastery. This is where the famous founder of the Japanese Soto sect of Zen, Dogen (1200-1253) studied under his Chinese master Rujing (1163-1227) and where he had his great

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