Dōshō Japanese Buddhist monk
|Birthday||Thursday, January 01, 0629|
|Countdown||Days left until next birthday: 285|
|Age||71 years old (Dead 01/01/0700)|
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 285 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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