Dt Suzuki

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Birthday
18, 1870
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Jul 12, 1966 (95)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
18, 1870
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Jul 12, 1966 (95)

About

Known for his numerous writings on Zen and Shin Buddhism and for his translations of ancient Japanese, Chinese, and Sanskrit texts, he was an extremely important figure in the introduction of Buddhism to the Western world.

Before Fame

While studying various languages at Tokyo University, he began his training in the tenets and practices of Zen Buddhism.

Trivia

He taught for many years at Otani University, a Buddhist institution in Kyoto, Japan.

Family Life

He and his wife, Beatrice Erskine Lane, were both members of the Theosophical Society.

Associated With

His Buddhist writings were highly praised by psychotherapist and psychological theorist Carl Jung.