Zenist

Zenist

[zen-ist]
noun
a person who advocates or practices Zen.

Origin:
Zen + -ist

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Zen (zɛn)
 
n
1.  a Japanese school, of 12th-century Chinese origin, teaching that contemplation of one's essential nature to the exclusion of all else is the only way of achieving pure enlightenment
2.  (modifier) of or relating to this school: Zen Buddhism
 
[from Japanese, from Chinese ch'an religious meditation, from Pali jhāna, from Sanskrit dhyāna]
 
'Zenic
 
adj
 
'Zenist
 
n

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