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Torei En’ni ” Mind of pursuing Buddhism.. “
Zen Rinzai. Ryutaku-Ji in Shizuoka.
孝 孝順解脱之本也 東嶺書
Obey. Mind of pursuing Buddhism according to Buddha’s teaching is a basis of to be perfect freedom. Torei ( signature )
Paper Dimension 32*46.5
Whole Dimension 124*48.5
Horizontal tea ceremony style silk mounting. Sumi ink on paper Fine. Re-mounting.
Pen name: Sanko-kutsu, Bubu-an. One of the main Dharma heirs of Hakuin. He also practiced Zen under Kogetsu, Suigan and Daido Bunka. He wrote ‘Shumon Mujintoron’ when ill in bed in 1748. It was highly praised by Hakuin. He always attended on Hakuin and helped his missionary work for a long time. He became the abbot of Ryutaku-ji after Hakuin’s death.