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Only (惟俨)

Tang Dynasty

Only 俨 (737 ~ 834), the other is the drug mountain, the Tang dynasty sorghum, the stone moved to the Zen master. Quzhou (in the northeast of Houma City, Shanxi Province), the common name is Han. However, it is one of the first ancestors of Cao Dongzong, a Zen monk in the Southern Zongqing of Zen Buddhism. He is an important Zen master who is in contact with the Mazu Dao and the Shiqian Zen, and has a pivotal position in the history of Zen. Tang Wenzong gave the master of Hong Dao, the tower of the city. Tang Shen wrote an inscription for him.