Dongshan Shouchu

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Not to be confused with Tung-shan.
Dongshan Shouchu
School Ch'an
Personal
Born ?
China
Died 900
Senior posting
Title Ch'an-shih
Predecessor Yunmen Wenyan

Dongshan Shouchu (Chinese: 洞山守初; Wade–Giles: Tung-shan Shou-ch'u; Japanese: Tozan Shusho) (died 900) was a Chinese Zen teacher and an heir to Yunmen Wenyan. Dongshan is the subject of Case 18 "Three Pounds of Flax" in the Mumonkan, a collection of koans authored by Mumon Ekai in 1228.