Wednesday, 28 October 2020


 400. Bodhidharma is a key figure in the Zen Buddhist tradition in that he is credited with transmitting Dhyana Buddhism from India to China where it was translated into C'han. Contemporary scholarship has raised questions about the historicity of Bodhidharma and his pivotal role linking Dhyana and C'han. Should it be demonstrated that Bodhidharma is a fictional character, how would this affect your practice of Zen? 

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