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A) An Indian Buddhist who took the Zen method to Chan. Founder and first patriarch
B) Established a sect based on the Tendai school of Mahayana. Selected last fourteen chapters of the Lotus Sutra as the essential doctrine of the original Buddha
C) held that all that is needed is faith in Amida; he rejected all the older ascetic practices and accepted a married priesthood in Buddhism
D) Tibetan Buddhist whose famous six precepts about the right state of mind are reminiscent of Zen principles
E) Also known as Lin – Chi: noted for his violent howling, shouting and beating methods.
F) A Japanese monk who introduced the original Lin - Chi school of Zen into Japan in 1191. He also brought the Tea Ceremony to Japan
G) Born in Japan in 1200 C.E. Lived for fifty – three years. First studied Zen under Eisai in Japan; went to China and perfected zazen methods, eventually returning and founding Soto school there.
H) An instructor of monks at a monastery in Japan. Regarded by many as the sixth patriarch after Hung - Jen
I) Zen master who founded what is called the modern Rinzai school of Zen. Played an important part in reviving the teaching of koans
J ) An Indian Buddhist of around 100 C.E. thought by some to be the forerunner of Zen. Yogacara philosophy.
K) According to legend a Bhikkhu who, handing the Buddha a flower, asked the enlightened one to preach the Dharma. Whereupon the Buddha gazed upon a flower in silence. Silent communication may be the original Zen transmission
L) Sixth and last patriarch of Zen/Ch’an. Founded the Southern School of sudden enlightenment.