Fuke Zen: 1 definition
Fuke Zen means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
General definition (in Buddhism)
Fuke Zen was a branch of Zen Buddhism which existed in Japan from the 13th century until the late 19th century. Fuke monks were noted for playing the shakuhachi flute as a form of meditation. It was characterized in the public imagination of Japan by its monks playing of the shakuhachi flute while wearing a large woven basket hat that covered their entire head as they went on pilgrimage.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Zen.
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