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  1. Langxi Daolong

    Langxi Daolong

    Known by his Japanese name Rankei Dōryū, Langxi Daolong was the founder of Kenchō-ji. The hanging scroll with ink and pigments on silk came from Kenchō-ji and is preserved at the Kamakura Museum.
  2. Hojo Tokiyori

    Hojo Tokiyori

    Hōjō Tokiyori (1227-1263) served as the Kamakura shogunate's fifth regent. He consolidated his clan's power by eliminating political rivals, such as the Miura clan. He was central in the development of Zen in Kamakura. His sculpture is exhibited in the Kamakura Museum.
  3. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, the view of the temple from Hansobo.
  4. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, Hansobo Shrine (半僧坊).
  5. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, Hansobo Shrine (半僧坊).
  6. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, tengu statues protecting the Hansobo.
  7. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, the stairs leading to Hansobo (半僧坊).
  8. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, the stairs leading to Hansobo (半僧坊).
  9. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, the path to Hansobo (半僧坊).
  10. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, a statue on the way to Hansobo (半僧坊).
  11. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, the Karamon (唐門) in front of the living quarters called the "Palace of the Dragon King" (龍王殿, Ryūōden).
  12. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, the Karamon (唐門) in front of the living quarters called the "Palace of the Dragon King" (龍王殿, Ryūōden).
  13. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, the Karamon (唐門) in front of the living quarters called the "Palace of the Dragon King" (龍王殿, Ryūōden).
  14. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, the Karamon (唐門) in front of the living quarters called the "Palace of the Dragon King" (龍王殿, Ryūōden).
  15. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, the Tokugetsuro and the Oshinkaku.
  16. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, the Study Hall.
  17. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, the view of Sanmon from the Study Hall.
  18. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, the ceiling of the Study Hall.
  19. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, the interior of the Study Hall (法堂, hattō). The statue of the Emaciated Buddha is a present from Pakistan.
  20. Kenchoji

    Kenchoji

    Kenchō-ji (建長寺) is a Rinzai Zen temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa. Here, the interior of the Study Hall (法堂, hattō).
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