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Bo·dhi·dhar·ma

 (bō′dĭ-där′mə, -dûr′-) fl. c. 6th century ad.
Buddhist monk traditionally credited with establishing in China a school of Buddhism that eventually spread to Japan, where it became known as Zen.
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Bodhidharma

(ˌbəʊdɪˈdɑːmə; ˌbɒd-)
n
(Biography) 6th century ad, Indian Buddhist monk, who taught in China (from 520): considered to be the founder of Zen Buddhism
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