Ikkyū, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Ikkyū

Japanese Buddhist monk

Date of Birth: 09-Feb-1394

Place of Birth: Kyoto, Kyōto Prefecture, Japan

Date of Death: 21-Dec-1481

Profession: poet, bhikkhu, calligrapher

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


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About Ikkyū

  • Ikkyu (????, Ikkyu Sojun, 1394–1481) was an eccentric, iconoclastic Japanese Zen Buddhist monk and poet.
  • He had a great impact on the infusion of Japanese art and literature with Zen attitudes and ideals.

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