Koan (disambiguation)


Koan (disambiguation)

Koan may refer to:

* A legal case, as in The Cases of Judge Dee, 狄公安 Di Gongan in Chinese
* Kōan 公安, a case, story, dialog, question, or statement in the history and lore of Chan (Zen) Buddhism
* Emperor Kōan, an Emperor of Japan
* Koōn (公安), a common shorthand for the Japanese National Public Safety Commission
* Koan (program), an algorithmic music software package
* The Koan is a modern sculpture at the University of Warwick
* "Koan", a piece by James Tenney for violin
* Hacker koan, a humorous anecdote written by hackers about computer science
* Of, or related to the Greek island of Kos.
* KOAN-LP, a television station in Anchorage, Alaska

In Japan:
*Kōan (Kamakura period) -- a Japanese era name (1278 -1288)
*Kōan (Muromachi period) -- a Japanese era name (1361-1362)


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Kōan — Koan redirects here. For other uses, see Koan (disambiguation). Part of a series on Zen …   Wikipedia

  • Black Moon Clan — Sailor Moon villain group The Black Moon Clan. Down left side: Venetici, Aquatici, Chiral, Achiral. Center square, from top left: Blue Saphir, Prince Demand, Green Esmeraude, Crimson Rubeus. Right: Wiseman. Bottom line, from left: Kōan, Bertier,… …   Wikipedia

  • Zen — For other uses, see Zen (disambiguation). Zen Chinese: Traditional: 禪 Simplified: 禅 Pinyin: Chán …   Wikipedia

  • Zendo (game) — This article is about Zendo, the inductive logic game. For other uses of Zendo see Zendo (disambiguation) Infobox Game title = Zendo image link = image caption = The beginning of a game of Zendo . According to the marker stones, the koan on the… …   Wikipedia

  • Outline of Buddhism — See also: Index of Buddhism related articles Flag of Buddhism …   Wikipedia

  • Quanzhou — For other uses, see Quanzhou (disambiguation). Quanzhou 泉州 Chôan chiu   Prefecture level city   Chinese transcription(s)  – Simplified 泉州  …   Wikipedia

  • List of Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple characters — The characters of the anime and manga series Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple are created by Syun Matsuena. Contents 1 The Ryōzanpaku Dojo 1.1 Kenichi Shirahama 1.2 Miu Fūrinji 1.3 …   Wikipedia

  • Ogata — is a Japanese surname. Some of the people named Ogata are: Akira Ogata Ogata Gekkō Issey Ogata Ken Ogata Kenichi Ogata (disambiguation), several people Ogata Kenzan Ogata Kōan Koichi Ogata Masaki Ogata Megumi Ogata Mitsuru Ogata Ogata Kōrin Ogata …   Wikipedia

  • Meiwa — History of Japan Shōsōin Paleolithic 35,000–14,000 BC Jōmon period 14,000–300 BC Yayoi period 300 BC–250 AD Kofun period 250–538 Asuka period …   Wikipedia

  • Chōji — History of Japan Shōsōin Paleolithic 35,000–14,000 BC Jōmon period 14,000–300 BC Yayoi period 300 BC–250 AD Kofun period 250–538 Asuka period …   Wikipedia