Sozan Genkyo ” Hanshan and Shi De “

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Sozan Genkyo

1799-1868

Zen Rinzai. The 535th chief abbot of Myoushin-ji. Kensyo-ji, Kumamoto. Zen master of Enpuku-ji, Kyoto. The founder of Tokugen-ji monastery, Nagoya.

 

Hanshan and Shi De

Right; My mind is like the perfect full moon in Autumn.

Left; Nothing can compare with it.

 

Paper Dimension 105*31

Whole Domension 175*40.5

 

Sumi ink on paper. There is a bit rough but doesn’t prevent appreciation.

Standard style silk mounting, original and fine. Paulownia boxed.

 

Price 180,000JPY

Pen name Gao ken, Goga shitsu. He studied under Syuntaku, Gekkei-ji in Kumamoto, Gyokkan Gensyoku in Jikou-ji, tokusima and Takujyu in Soken-ji Nagoya. Eventually, he succeeded Dharma from Takujyu. Since then, he has continued to visit masters in various parts of the country. In 1851, he joined the Kensyo-ji temple as a new resident. He moved to Enpuku-ji in Kyoto and take the position of Zen Master. After his resignation from Enpuku-ji, he settled in Tokugen-ji in Nagoya and founded a new monastery in there. He received the title of Zen Master of Shinki Dokumyo in Keio 1865. He died at 1868.

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