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Wônch’ūk (613–96)

DOI
10.4324/9780415249126-G214-1
DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-G214-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
Retrieved December 07, 2019, from https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/wonchuk-613-96/v-1

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Wônch’ūk, a Korean monk-scholar, was head of the Ximing Monastery in Tang China. Neglected by history, research has now recovered this prolific writer, whose commentaries on Yogācāra texts influenced later Buddhist scholars in China and also in Tibet, notably Tsong kha pa.

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Iida, Shotaro. Wônch’ūk (613–96), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-G214-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/wonchuk-613-96/v-1.
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