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[ Bodhidharma & Kanji Drawing ] by High-ranked Buddhist Priest
Reference Number
" Daruma & Kanji " by High-ranked Buddhist Monk
Sagawa Myoushun (1891-1988)
Kancho minister of the Kegon-Shu Sect of Buddhism.
The 203rd head priest of the Todai-Ji Temple in Nara.
Myoushun was born in Sagawa village of Nara Prefecture in the 24th year of the Meiji era.
At the age of 10, he started practicing asceticizm at the Todai-Ji Temple.
In 1918, he became the head priest of the Hokurin-In in the Todai-Ji.
In 1961, he became the 203rd head priest of the Todai-Ji and also the Kancho minister of the Kegon-Shu Sect.
Myoushun deceased in the 63rd year of the Showa era at the age of 97.
Signature & Seal
Part of Drawing
Japanese Paper, 110 x 32.5 cm ( 43.3 x 12.8 inches )
Silk, 191 x 45.5 cm ( 75.2 x 18 inches )
Roller End Material
Wood (Lacquered & engraved)
Wood Box with Proof

There are not a few small spots on the drawing part.
As a whole, the condition of this scroll is not so bad.
Daruma (Bodhidharma) is depicted artistically using Fude Japanese brush and only Sumi black ink.
A Kanji phrase is also written at the top.
The phrase means that "Singh lion roars".
Those drawing and writing were done by Sagawa Myoushun, high-ranked Buddhist monk belonged to the Kegon-Shu Sect.
Precious work.

USD 498
San Kanji Writing
Rakkan Signature & Stamps of Sagawa Myoshun
Signature & Seals
Jikusaki Roller End made of Wood
Roller End (Lacquered & Engraved)
Daruma Daishi
In Shikibako Wooden Box
In Shikibako Wooden Box
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