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Special Features of the Popularization of Bo- dhidharma in Korea and Japan

  title={Special Features of the Popularization of Bo- dhidharma in Korea and Japan},
  author={Beatrix Mecsi},
According to tradition the founder of Chan or meditational Buddhism, Bodhidharma, originated from India, yet his legend and first representations are more typically associated with China and his legendary figure is frequently seen in the visual art and popular culture of the East Asian countries. In my paper I focus on the visual representations of Bodhidharma as they became popular in Korea and Japan, attempting to show the basic differences in the popularization of the visual images of… Expand

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