Phrase in Shodo drawn by Buddhist Monk

  • [ Kanji Phrase ] Drawn by High-Ranked Buddhist Monk
    • Reference NumberSP-70294
    • Title" Kanji Phrase " Drawn by High-Ranked Buddhist
    • DrawerKameyama Kouou (1892 - 1976)

      Kouou was born in Hiroshima Prefecture in the 25th year of the Meiji era.

      He pursued Buddhistic practices under Enkai at the Hosen-Ji Temple in Hiroshima.

      In 1920, Kouou went to Hawaii to supervise the missionary activity.

      In 1946, he became the first chairman of the Koya-san Shingon-Shu Sect of Buddhism.

      In 1972, he became the 404th chief priest of the Kongobu-Ji Temple and also became the Kancho (Minister) of the Koya-san Shingon-Shu Sect.

      And, Kouou contributed to the well-being of society.

      He deceased in the 51st year of the Showa era at the age of 84.

    • Signature & SealYes
    • Part of WritingJapanese Paper, 130 x 33.5 cm ( 51.2 x 13.2 inches )
    • MountingSilk, 198 x 48.5 cm ( 78 x 19 inches )
    • Roller End MaterialIvory
    • BoxWood Box
    • Description

      There are some faint spots and slight folds on the drawing part.

      The condition of this scroll is not so bad.

      A Kanji idiom is drawn well in good form.

      The idiom says that "Calm and harmonious wind blows all over the country."

      Meaningful phrase !

      This scroll was drawn after Kouou became the chief priest of the Kongoubu-Ji Temple.

      So, it was drawn between 1972 and 1976.

    • Price USD 248
  • Rakkan Signature & Stamps of Kameyama Kouou
    Signature & Seals
  • Zen Kanji Idiom
    Japanese Shodo Brush Drawing
  • Kakemono End made of Ivory
    Roller End
  • In Wooden Box
    In Wooden Box
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