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Bodhiruci (C. putiliuzhi 菩提流支) was a Buddhist monk from North India (6th century CE) active in the area of Luoyang, China. Bodhiruci is regarded as the patriarch of the Di lun zong, which used his Dasabhumika-sutra as its chief object of study.[1]

His translations include:

This Bodhiruci should not be confused with 8th century Bodhiruchi who translated the Ratnameghasūtra.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Bodhiruci, Overview". Oxford Reference. Retrieved 25 June 2022. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Buswell & Lopez 2014, s.v. Bodhiruci.