FROM PROMINENCE TO OBSCURITY A study of the Darumashū: Japan’s first Zen school Including annotated translations of Jōtōshōgakuron, Kenshōjōbutsugi and Hōmon taikō
A dissertation submitted at Leiden University by Vincent Michaël Nicolaas Breugem on the 30th of May, 2012
An elaborate kaleidoscope of craft, artistry and religion, Kyoto is one of the world's most popular travel destinations. Art and design form the weft and warp of this vibrant 1,200-year-old city, home to hundreds of gardens, palaces, villas and magnificent wooden temples, including seventeen...
I just received this kanjis from a friend of mine, who received from his zen master.
Can anyone help me whith the meaning of these?
(also, sorry for my poor/bad english skills, i am from Argentina)
Thank you very much!!
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...