Meaning of Bodhidharma

Bo•dhi•dhar•ma

Pronunciation: (bō'di-dur'mu), [key]
— n.
  1. died a.d. c530, Indian Buddhist philosopher and missionary: founder of Ch'an in China, which was later called Zen in Japan.
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