At the time of Yakusan

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At the time of Yakusan-- Yakusan Igen Daiosho-- we-- every morning we recite chant names of Buddha. Daikon Eno Daiosho. Daikon Eno is the Sixth Patriarch. And Seigen Gyoshi-- Seigen Gyoshi is the Seventh Patriarch. And Eighth Patriarch is Sekito Kisen. And [the Ninth Patriarch is] Yakusan. At this time, Zen Buddhism was very-- became very popular or-- and stronger. Every master-- there were lots of students. But in Yakusan's monastery there were only twenty, you know. He-- he was total [?] strict ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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