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Author photo. Yan Hui, Han Shan 寒山. Color on silk. Tokyo National Museum

Yan Hui, Han Shan 寒山. Color on silk. Tokyo National Museum

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Legendary Ninth century Chinese figure associated with beautiful poetry of the T'ang Dynasty, known for its remarkable poetry. He is honored as an incarnation of the Bodhisattva-figure Manjusri in Zen lore.
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