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-- up to about the scroll right there. That is Bodhidharma-- Bodhidharma, the First Chinese Patriarch. He came to China five, maybe-- we don't know exactly when. But 500, maybe 10 [510 A.D.] or 11 [511 A.D.] he came to China. He was a prince of some-- some country near India-- Koshi—Koshikoku {Kiji or Kijikoku later - Kashmir } in Japanese. And he was one of the many teachers who practiced zazen in India, and he came to China. And there is a famous story about him. But before I explain-- talk ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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