ID No: 11452
Name: Izawa Kanjyu
Birth and Death: 1895-1954
Section: Zen. Rinzai
Temple: The Myoshin-ji branch. The 626th abbot of Myoshin-ji. Zen master of Enpuku-ji, Yawata, Kyoto.
Text: Procession of a begging monks. One bowl is offering from thousand houses. Walking, walking, each steps is just discipline.
Style: Vertical silk mounting. Pair Normal style.
Condition: Paper fine. Mounting good.
Whole dimension: 194*31 Paper dimension: 129*19
Box: Ceder, pair stored box with self certification
Pen name: Deiryu-kutsu. Dharma transmission from Tesshu Chisei. He was ordained as a Rinzai Zen monk by Toshu Zenchu Nantenbo in 1911 in Kaisei-ji. He moved to Enpuku-ji in 1924 and practiced Zen under Tesshu Chisei. He became the abbot of Kaisei-ji in 1932. He was invited to be the Zen master of Enpuku-ji monastery in 1937. Zen master with a talent for calligraphy, painting and Chinese poetry.