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Iizuka Someko

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Iizuka Someko was a concubine to Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu and studied Zen alongside him.

She is buried at Ryûkô-ji in Tokyo.

References

  • Rebeckah Clements, "Speaking in Tongues? Daimyo, Zen Monks, and Spoken Chinese in Japan, 1661–1711," The Journal of Asian Studies Vol. 76, No. 3 (August) 2017: 611.
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