ID No: 12212
Name: Ashi Kyodo
Birth and Death: 1838-1895
Section: Zen. Rinzai
Temple; Myoshin-ji branch and Tofuku-ji branch. The 544th abbot of Myoshin-ji and 290th of Tofukuji. Zen master of Shofuku-ji, Kobe. Shorin-ji, Osaka.
Text: Painting of the Chan Master Tsu-ming (Jimyo Zenji). Through piercing discipline, the ancients grew illustrious.
Style: Vertical silk mounting. Tea ceremony style.
Condition: Paper: A little rough, but restored. Mounting: Good. Remounting.
Whole Dimension: 134*23.2
Paper Dimension: 60.2*21
Pen name: Honorific name: Jintsujuryo Zenji. Pen name: Yoshin-ken. Dharma transmission from Kaizan Sokaku. He couldn’t answer the Zen question from the layman Mr. Chiba. So he roused himself to Practiced Zen again. Over a period of 14 years, he walked 32㎞ everyday to visit Zen master Kaizan in Enpuku-ji, Yawata from Osaka.