30/07/2016

Buddhist Priests List

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Famous Buddhist Priests - ABC-List


日本の名僧・高僧 88人


doogoo 道号 "Name of the Way" after a person entered priesthood


Some priests have their name as a kigo for Haiku.
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Many of them already have their own page and are mentioned in boldface.
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Abutsu ni 阿仏尼 あぶつに Nun Abutsu-Ni (? - 1283)

Ankokuji Ekei 安国寺恵瓊 (1539 – 1600)


Baisan Monpon 梅山聞本 (?- 1417)

Bankei Yōtaku 盤珪永琢 Yotaku (1622 - 1693)

Banna 鑁阿 (ばんな) (1144 - 1199) (262)

Benkei, Musashibō Benkei 武蔵坊弁慶 Musashibo Benkei (1155–1189)


Chōgen, Choogen 重源 (1121 - 1206), Chogen, also known as Shunjōbō Chōgen 俊乗坊重源

Doogen 道元 Dogen Zenji (1200 - 1253)

Dookyoo 道鏡 Dokyo (? - 772)

Dooshoo 道昭 Dosho (629 - 700)


Eji 恵慈 えじ Eji (?~623?), Korean: Hyeja  
He was a tutor of Buddhism to Shōtoku Taishi.

Eikan 永観 Eikan (1032 - 1111)

Eisai (Yoosai) 栄西 Eisai 1141 - 1215)

Eizan Shookin 瑩山紹瑾 Eizan Shokin (1268 - 1325)

Eizon 叡尊 Eizon (1201 - 1290)

Enchin 円珍 / 圓珍 Enchin (814 - 891)

Enkan 円観  Enkan (1281 - 1356)

Enkuu, Enkū 円空 Enku (1632 – 1695)

Enni 円爾 Enni (1202 - 1280)

Ennin 円仁 Ennin Jigaku Daishi 慈覚大師 (794 - 864)

En no Ozune, Gyōja 役小角 En no Gyoja (634 - 706)

Ensai 円載 Ensai (? - 877)

Eshin Ni 恵信尼 Nun Eshin-Ni (1182 - ?1268)


Fukuda Gyookai 福田行誡 Fukuda Gyokai (1806 - 1888) (366)


Ganjin 鑑真 Ganjin / Jianzhen (688 - 763) Chinese monk

Gasan Jōseki, Jooseki 峨山韶碩 Gasan Joseki (1275 – 23 November 1366)

Genboo 玄肪 Genbo (? - 746)

Genshin 源信 Genshin (942 - 1017) (124)

Gesshoo 月照 Gessho (1813 - 1858) (354)

Getsushoo 月性 Getsusho (1817 - 1858) (352)

Gidoo Shuushin 義堂周信 Gido Shushin(1325 - 1388)

Gien 義淵(ぎえん) (? - 728)

Gudō Toshoku, Gudoo 愚堂東寔 Gudo Toshoku (1577 – 1661)

Gyooki 行基 Gyoki Bosatsu (668 - 749)

Gyooson, Gyōson 行尊 Gyoson (1057 - 1135) (136)


Hakuin Zenji 白隠禅師 Hakuin Ekaku (1686 - 1768)

Henjoo 遍昭 Henjo (816 - 890)

Hoonen 法然 Honen (1133 - 1212)

Hōzōin In'ei, Hoozoo-in 宝蔵院胤栄 Hozoin In-Ei (1521 – October 16, 1607)


Ikkyuu Soojun 一休宗純 Ikkyu Sojun (1394 - 1481)

Ingen 隠元 Eisai Zenji 栄西禅師 (1141 - 1215)

Ippen 一遍 Ippen (1239 - 1289)

Issan Ichinei 一山一寧  Issan(1247 - 1317)

Isshi Monju 一糸文守 Monju (1608 - 1646)


Jakuren 寂蓮 Jakuren (1139 - 1202)

Jakushin 寂心 Jakushin (? - 1001) (120)

Jien 慈円  Jien (1155 - 1225)

Jitchū, Jitchuu 実忠 Jitchu (? - 824)

Jiun 慈雲 Jiun (1718 - 1804)

Junjoo 俊ジョウ(草冠にイ乃) (1166 - 1227)

Juubin 守敏 Jubin (? around 800)

Juugen 重源 Jugen (1121 - 1206) - see Choogen


Kaisen Jooki 快川紹喜 Kaisen Joki (? - 1582) (268)

Kakuban 覚鑁 Kakuban (1095 - 1143)

Kakunyo 覚如 Kakunyo (1270 - 1351)

Kakushin Ni 覚信尼 Nun Kakushin Ni (1224 - 1283)

Kakuyuu 覚猷 Kakuyu (1053 - 1140) (鳥羽僧正 Toba Sojo)

Kangan Giin 寒巌義尹 Kangan (1217–1300)

Kanjoo 寛朝 Kanjo (?916 - 998)

Kawaguchi Chiekai 河口慧海 Kawaguchi Chiekai (1866 - 1945) (370)

Keichuu 契沖 阿闍梨 Keichu Ajari (1640 - 1701)

Kanzan Egen 開山慧玄 Kanzan(1277 - 1360)

Kenkai 兼海 Kenkai (1107 - 11 June 1155)

Kennyo 顕如 Kennyo (1543 - 1592) (276)

Kinkoku Shoonin 金谷上人 Saint Kinkoku Shonin (1761 - 1832) (316)

Kokan Shiren 虎関師錬 Kokan(1278 - 1346)

Kookei, Koogei, Kōkei 皇慶 Kokei (?977 – 1049)

Kooen 皇円 Koen (? - ?1169) 肥後阿闍梨 - Higo Ajari

Koogon 光厳法皇 Kogon Ho-O(1313 - 1364)

Kōsai, Koosai 幸西 Kosai (1163 – May 20, 1247)

Koun Ejō 孤雲懐奘 Ko-Un (1198 - 1280)

Kuukai 空海 弘法大師 Kukai Kobo Daishi (774 - 835)

Kuuya 空也 Saint Kuya (903 - 972)

Kyoonyo 教如 Kyonyo (1558 - 1614)


Mansai 満済 Mansai (1378 - 1435) (246)

Minchuu 明兆 Minchu (1351 - 1431) 

Mokujiki 木喰五行 Mokujiki Gogyo (1718 - 1810)

Mokujiki Oogo 木食応其 Mokujiki Ogo (1536 - 1608)

Mokujiki Tanshoo 木喰但唱 Mokujiki Tansho (? - 1641)

Mongaku 文覚 Mongaku (?1193 - ?1205)

Monkan 文観  Monkan (1278 - 1357)

Mugaku Sogen 無学祖元 Mugaku, Wuxue Zuyuan (1226 - 1286)

Mujū Dōkyō, Mujuu Dookyoo 無住道曉 Muji Dokyo (1 January 1227 - 9 November 1312)

Musoo Soseki 無窓疎石 Muso Soseki (1275 - 1351)

Myooe, Myōe 明恵 Myoe, Myo-E (1173 - 1232)


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. boozu 坊主 priest, お坊さん O-Bo-San .

oshoo 和尚 priest
nyuudoo 入道 Nyudo priest
shoonin, shônin 上人 saint, head priest of a temple
daitoko 大徳(だいとこ)daitoku だいとく priest of high standard
soojoo. sôjô 僧正 high-ranking priest, "archbishop"
meisoo 名僧 famous priest / monk
koosoo 高僧 high-ranking priest



Photo by Tamamura Kōzaburō (1856 - 1923)

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- - - many priests with names starting with NICHI belong to the Nichiren sect - - -

Nichigen, Buzen Nichigen 豊前日源 (?1263 – 1315)

Nichiji 日持 (Kaiko) (February 10, 1250 – ?1304)

Nichijin 日陣 Nichijin (May 30, 1339 - June 14, 1419)

Nichiken, Awaji Nichiken(淡路日賢 (1243–1338)

Nichimoku 日目 Nichimoku (1260 – 1333)

Nichiō, Nichioo 日奥 Nichio, NichiO (1565 – 1630)

Nichiren 日蓮 Saint Nichiren (1222 - 1282)

Nichiroo, Nichirō 日朗 Nichiro (1243 - 1320)

Nichizoo, Nichizō 日像 Nichizo(1269 - 1342)

Nikkō, Nikkoo 日興 Nikko (1246 –1333)

Nikoo, Minbu Nikō 民部日向 Mibu Niko (1253 - 1314)

Ninshoo 忍性 Ninsho (1217 - 1303)

Nisshin 日親 Nisshin(1407 - 1488)

Nisshō, Nisshoo 日昭 Nissho, (?1221 – 1323)

Nitchō, Nitchoo 日頂 Nitcho (1252 – April 19, 1317)

Nomura Moto Ni 野村望東尼 Nun Nomura Motoni (1806 - 1867) (350)

Noonin, Dainichibō Nōnin 大日房能忍 Nonin ( ? 1190)

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Ootagaki Rengetsu, Ōtagak 太田垣蓮月 Nun Otagaki Rengetsu (1791 - 1875)

Ootani Kooen Kubutsu 大谷光演 / 大谷句仏 Otani Koen (1875 - 1943)

Raigoo 頼豪 Raigo (1002 - 1084)

Rankei Dooryuu 蘭渓道隆 Rankei Doryu (1213 - 1278)

Rennyo 蓮如 Rennyo (1415 - 1499)

Rensei / Renshoo 蓮生 れんせい・れんじょう  Rensho / Renjo (1141 - 1208)

Rooben, Rōben 良弁  Roben (689 - 773)

Ryoogen 良源  Ryogen (912 - 985) (116)

Ryookan 良寛 Ryokan, Taigu 大愚 (1758 - 1831)

Ryoonin 良忍  Ryonin (1073 - 1132)

Ryuukoo 隆光 Ryuko (1649 - 1724)


Saichoo, Saichō 最澄 伝教大師 Saicho Dengyo Daishi (767 - 822)

Saigyoo Hooshi 西行法師 Saigyo Hoshi (1118 - 1190)

Sakuden 策伝 Sakuden (1554 - 1641)

Sengai 仙厓義梵 Sengai Gibon (175 1– 1837)

Sengaku 仙覚 Sengaku (?1203 - 1273)

Sesson Shuukei 雪村周継 Sesson (1504 - 1589)

Sesshuu 雪舟等楊 Sesshu Toyo (1420 - 1506)

Setouchi Jakuchō, Jakuchoo 瀬戸内寂聴 Nun Setouchi Jakucho (May 15, 1922 - )

Shimaji Mokurai 島地黙雷 Shimaji (1838 - 1911) (368)

Shinnyo 真如  Shinnyo 親王 (799 - 865) (132)

Shinran 親鸞  Shinran (1173 - 1262)

Shinshō, Shinshoo 真紹 Shinsho (797 – 873)

Shooboo 聖宝 Shobo (832 - 909)

Shoodoo 勝道 Shodo (735 - 817)

Shōkū, Shookuu 証空 Shoku (1177 - 1247), Seizan 西山

Shunkan 俊寛 Shunkan (c. 1143 – 1179)

Shunoku myooha 春屋妙葩 Shunoku Myoha(1311 - 1388)

- - soohei, sōhei 僧兵 Sohei, lit. "monk warriors", fighting monks

Suuden, Konchi-In Suuden 金地院崇伝 / Ishin Sūden 以心崇伝 Suden (1569 - 1633)

Suzuki Shosan 鈴木正三 Shosan (1579 - 1655) (288)

Suzuki Shunryū, Shunryuu 鈴木俊隆 Suzuki Shunryu (1904 - 1971) Zen


Taichō, Taichoo 泰澄 Taicho (682 – 767) - Tengu from Mount Hakusan
Etsu no Daitoku 越の大徳 - Great Man of Virtue from Etsu
Unpen Shoonin 雲遍上人 Saint Unpen Shonin
Shiramine Daisoojo 天狗 白峰大僧正 Tengu Shiramine Daisojo


Taigen Suufu 太原崇孚, 太原雪斎 Taigen Sessai (1469 - 1555) (266)

Taihan 泰範 (?817 ) disciple of Kukai (96)

Takeda Motsugai 武田物外 Takeda Motsugai (1795 - 1867)

Takuan, Takuan Sōhō 沢庵宗彭 Takuan Soho (1573 – 1645)

Tenkai 天海 Tenkai (1536 – 1643) / Nankōbō Tenkai 南光坊天海

Tettsū Gikai, Tettsu 徹通義介 Tetsu Gikai (1219 - 1309)

Tokuitsu 徳一 Tokuichi, Toku-Itsu (781? - 842?)


Uda Hoo-oo 宇多法皇 Uda Ho-O (879 - 931)


Yasutani Hakuun 安谷白雲 Yasutani Haku-Un (1885 - 1973) Kamakura Zendo

Yootaku, Bankei Yōtaku 盤珪永琢 Yotaku (1622 - 1693)

Yuien 唯円 Yuien,Yui-En (1222 - 1289) 

Yuukai 宥快 Yukai (1345 - 1416)

Yuuten 祐天 Yuten (1637 - 1718)


Zekkai Chuushin 絶海中津 Sekkai Chushin(1336 - 1405)

Zenjin ni 善信尼 Nun Zenjin-Ni (? sixth century)

Zenran 善鸞 Zenran (1217 - 1286)

Zooga、Sooga 増賀 Zoga, Soga (917 - 1003) (122)

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知っておきたい日本の名僧 / 瓜生中 Uryu Naka



日本名僧列伝 / 柏原祐泉 (編集), 薗田香融 (編集)



事典 日本の名僧 / 今泉淑夫 (編集)
180人の僧を没年順に収載した



名僧でたどる日本の仏教 / 末木文美士



名僧 100人
- reference : ne.jp/asahi/kiwameru/kyo -


more books about 日本の名僧 - 16 pages
日本名僧辞典 1976
日本をつくった名僧一〇〇人
日本の名僧入門―日本人の心を創りあげた二十人の素顔と生きざま
- source : www.amazon.co.jp -

List with books about the priests
- reference : yoshikawa-k.co.jp-


"Japanese Buddhist monks" - ABC-list
- - - More in the WIKIPEDIA !

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