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日本語: 虚無僧。禅宗の一派である普化宗の僧であり、剃髪しない半僧半俗の存在。虚無僧が被る深編傘のことを天蓋(てんがい)という。
English: A komusō was a mendicant monastic of the Fuke school of Zen Buddhism. Komusō were characterised by the straw basket (a sedge or reed hood named a tengai (天蓋) ) worn on the head, manifesting the absence of specific ego.