Torei En’ni ” painting of a Staff “

ID No 10666

Torei En’ni


Zen Rinzai. Ryutaku-Ji, Shizuoka.

Torei and Suiou Genro were known as ” Two genius assistants ” of Hakuin.


A staff, Where do you bring the mountains, rivers and ground from ? Torei ( signature )

( Blue cliff records case 60; Yunmen’s staff has transformed into dragon and swallowed up the universe last night)


Paper Dimension      125.3 * 25.5

Whole Dimension     189 * 37

Vertical normal style silk mounting. Sumi ink on paper fine. Mounting good.

Paulownia box


Price 800,000JPY


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.