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No:12004600Bokuseki(Calligraphy of zen priest)

Date
16C
Technique
Ink on paper.
Shape
Hanging scroll.
Description
SHUN-OKU Soen was the 111th priest of the Daitokuji Temple, a successor to SHOREI Sokin, and took the nom de plume of Ichimokushi. He was given the name of Most Reverend Priest by the Emperor Goyozei. This work is the first 2 lines of the Shichibutsu Tsukai Ge, Shakamuni’s admonition that tells us about Buddhism. It shows SHUNOKU’s humane touch.
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