Bokuju Soju “The round moon…”

ID No: 11448

Name: Bokuju Soju

Birth and Death: 1820-1891

 

Section: Zen. Rinzai

Temple: The Daitoku-ji branch. The 471st chief abbot of the Daitoku-ji branch. Sukyo-ji which was built by Takuwan, Izushi Hyogo. Zen master of Daitoku-ji and Nanshu-ji monastery.

 

Style: Vertical silk mounting. Widely normal style.

Condition: Paper fine. Mounting good.

Whole dimension: 169*55.6  Paper dimension: 128.5*52

Box: Paulownia

 

Price: 100,000JPY

 

Pen name: Ryu’un-ken. Dharma transmission from Gisan Zenrai. He stayed Sukyo-ji in 1865 and moved to the Nanshu-ji monastery in 1870. He founded the monastery in Juko-in in Daitoku-ji. Zen master with a talent for a tea ceremony, Tanka and Haiku.