Tsung-mi ［宗密］ (780–841) (PY Zongmi; Shūmitsu): Also known as the Meditation Master Kuei-feng. The fifth patriarch of the Flower Garland (Hua-yen) school in China. He first studied Confucianism, and then the Zen (Ch’an) doctrine under Tao-yüan. Later he became interested in The Annotations on the Flower Garland Sutra by Ch’eng-kuan, the fourth patriarch of the Chinese Flower Garland school, and studied the Flower Garland teachings under his guidance. Tsung-mi authored a number of works, including commentaries on the Flower Garland and Perfect Enlightenment sutras.