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Sokuhi Nyoitsu [Jifei Ruyi; Lin]locked

(b Fuzhou, Fujian Prov., 1616; d Nagasaki, 1671).
  • Elizabeth Horton Sharf

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Chinese monk, poet and calligrapher. He became a major figure in the Ōbaku Zen lineage in Japan. Along with Ingen Ryūki and Mokuan Shōtō, he is extolled as one of the ‘Three Brushes of Ōbaku’ (Jap. Ōbaku no sanpitsu), master Zen calligraphers (see also...

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