Hochi (法智)

Hochi (years of birth and death unknown) was a priest in the Nara period. He was a disciple of Ganjin (Jianzhen).
Soshichishu (Seven monks)


It is said that he witnessed the construction of Toshodai-ji Temple by Ganjin (Jianzhen) at the old site of Imperial Prince Niitabe in 759. In December of 763, he returned the "Shikan" (Cessation and Observation) sutra from Todai-ji Temple to Toin (Tang-in Temple).