Liangshan Yuanguan

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Liangshan Yuanguan
Liangshan Yuanguan Image Zen.jpg
Religion Buddhism
School Chán
Born China
Senior posting
Title Chán master
Predecessor Tongan Guanzhi
Successor Dayang Jingxuan
Religious career
Teacher Tongan Guanzhi
Students Dayang Jingxuan

Liangshan Yuanguan (simplified Chinese: 梁山缘观; traditional Chinese: 粱山緣觀; Wade–Giles: Liang-shan Yüan-kuan; Japanese: Ryōzan Enkan) was a Zen Buddhist monk during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period. His first appearance in the historical record is in the Transmission of the Lamp, which was compiled around 1004. No precise dates are available for when he lived, and information about his life is scant.[1]


  1. ^ Schlütter, Morten (2010), How Zen Became Zen: The Dispute Over Enlightenment and the Formation of Chan Buddhism in Song-Dynasty China, University of Hawaii Press, p. 93, ISBN 978-0-8248-3508-8
Buddhist titles
Preceded by
Tongan Guanzhi
Sōtō Zen patriarch Succeeded by
Dayang Jingxuan