• messenger
  • Fragen und Antworten
  • Kontakt
  • Suche

SOTOZEN-NET > Bibliothek > Glossar (Englisch) > cloud gong

Glossar (Englisch)


cloud gong (unpan 雲版)

A cast iron "sounding board" or "gong" (han 版) hung near the kitchen in Zen monasteries; although it is basically flat, it has the stylized shape of a "cloud" (un 雲) as those are depicted in East Asian Buddhist paintings.