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  1. Drenching

    Drenching

    Sengai's "Drenching"
  2. Bodhidharma

    Bodhidharma

    Sengai's "Bodhidharma"
  3. Dog

    Dog

    Sengai's "Dog"
  4. Yawning Hotei

    Yawning Hotei

    Sengai's "Hotei Yawning"
  5. Frog

    Frog

    Sengai's "Meditating Frog"
  6. Ebisu

    Ebisu

    Sengai's "Ebisu", the Lucky God of fishermen and merchants, holding a rod with a large red snapper
  7. Tiger

    Tiger

    Sengai's "Tiger"
  8. Hotei

    Hotei

    Sengai's "Hotei Pointing at the Moon"
  9. Kanzan and Jittoku

    Kanzan and Jittoku

    Sengai's "Kanzan and Jittoku"
  10. Self-portrait

    Self-portrait

    Self-portrait of Sengai
  11. Circle, Triangle and Square

    Circle, Triangle and Square

    Sengai's most famous drawing, Circle, Triangle and Square.
  12. Sengai Gibon

    Art Sengai Gibon

    Sengai Gibon (仙厓義梵, 1750-1837) was a Zen painter and calligrapher whose ink drawings are characterised by a warm, satiric and often self-critical humour. He was born into a family of poor farmers in Mino (modern-day Gifu Prefecture) and became a monk of the Rinzai School of Buddhism at the age...
  13. Momiji

    Momiji

    Momiji at Engakuji Temple in Kita-Kamakura
  14. Ryoanji Temple

    Travel Ryoanji Temple

    The Ryoanji temple (竜安寺 or 龍安寺, Ryōan-ji, “Temple of the Peaceful Dragon”) is a temple in the Ukyō Ward of Kyoto, belonging to the Myōshinji branch of the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism. It is most famous for its rock garden in the karesansui (枯山水, “dry landscape”) style. Among its patrons were the...
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