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Shaoyuan (style name: Guyuan, secular surname: Yuan) came to China from Japan in 1327 and visited a lot distinguished monks. Two years later, he travelled to Shaolin Temple and stayed in the Second Patriarch Temple for twenty-one years. During that time, Shaoyuan acted as secretary of the monastery and wrote for Xi’an’s Record Inscription as well as Master Ju’an’s Epigraph. He and hundreds of prominent monks nationwide were selected and assigned to translate the Tripitaka in the imperial palace. He returned to Japan in 1347.

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