Dōsen ［道璿］ (702–760) (; Chin Tao-hsüan): A priest of the Flower Garland (Chin Hua-yen; Kegon) school in China who introduced the teachings of that school to Japan. Dōsen is the Japanese reading of his Chinese name. In China, he studied the teachings of the Precepts (Lü; Ritsu), Zen (Chin Ch’an), and Flower Garland schools. In 736 he went to Japan, where he introduced the Flower Garland teachings. At that time he also brought with him the teachings of the Precepts and Zen schools and lectured on them as well. He was one of the eminent priests who conducted a grand ceremony to consecrate a new great image of Vairochana Buddha at Tōdai-ji temple in Nara in 752.