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.
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.