Shiba Tatsuto ［司馬達等］ (n.d.) (; Chin Ssu-ma Ta-teng): Also known as Shiba Tatto. A native of China (a native of the Korean Peninsula according to another account) who in 522 brought to Japan an image of Shakyamuni Buddha and enshrined it in a grass hut in Takaichi District of Yamato Province. Shiba Tatsuto remained in Japan and worked with the courtier Soga no Umako, who supported Buddhism, to foster the new religion. He also contributed to introducing the culture of China to Japan. His daughter Shima became a Buddhist nun, and his son Tasuna became a priest. The daughter assumed the Buddhist name Zenshin and is said to have been the first nun in Japan. Tasuna’s son, Kuratsukuri no Tori, was a famous sculptor of Buddhist images.