the sutras, Sail east to spread the world. Climbing mountains
and fording streams, For the deliverance of the humanity.
Bodhidruma in Sanskrit means virtuous and sagacious. It
is also the name of a rare tree in India, the bodhi which
has became famous and known as the tree of wisdom because
Sakyamuni became enlightened under its shade. This lohan
was born under such a tree and was given the name of Bodhidruma.
Legend has it that Bodhidruma was responsible for spreading
Buddhism to the East Indies. From India he sailed across
the ocean to land on the island of Java, hence the name