Dōshō Japanese Buddhist monk


BirthdayThursday, January 01, 0629
Countdown Days left until next birthday: 42
Birthplace
Age71 years old (Dead 01/01/0700)
Birth SignCapricorn

About Dōshō

Dōshō (71 years old) (道昭 629–700 C.E.) was a Japanese monk credited with playing an influential role in the founding of Buddhism in Japan.In C.E. 653 he travelled to China studying under the Buddhist monk Xuanzang whose travels to India were immortalized in the book Journey to the West. His studies centered on Xuanzang's Weishi Chinese variant of Indian Yogācāra but he was also exposed to Chinese Chán while there which would later lead to his influence on the founding of Japanese Zen Buddhism.

When is Dōshō's birthday?

Dōshō was born on the , which was a Thursday. Dōshō will be turning 72 in only 42 days from today.

How old is Dōshō?

When Dōshō died, Dōshō was 71 years old.

What is Dōshō's zodiac sign?

Dōshō's zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Is Dōshō still alive?

No, Dōshō died on 01/01/0700.

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