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Chi-tsang

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Chih-tsang
智蔵 (458–522) (PY Zhizang; Jpn Chizo)

    A priest of China, also known as K'ai-shan because he lived at K'ai-shan-ssu temple. Chih-tsang entered the priesthood at age sixteen and studied under various eminent priests such as Seng-jou and Hui-tz'u. Emperor Wu of the Liang dynasty respected him and donated K'ai-shan-ssu temple to him. There he lectured on The Treatise on the Establishment of Truth, the Wisdom sutras, and other scriptures, and wrote a number of commentaries. Chih-tsang is considered one of the three great Dharma teachers of the Liang dynasty, the other two being Fa-yyn and Seng-min.

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