Myocho Shuho (Daito Kokushi) 1282-1338

Japanese Rinzai master of the Yogi lineage. Dharma heir and student of Shomyo and teacher of Kanzan Egen (Muso Daishi). These three are the founders of the O-to-kan school. After his transmission by Shomyo he went on a twenty year hermitage and lived as a vagrant under the Gojo bridge in Kyoto. Later he settled in a hermitage outside Kyoto and finally founded Daitoku-ji Temple in Kyoto.

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