ID No: 11637
Name: Ryochu Nyoryu
Birth and Death: 1793-1868
Section: Zen. Obaku
Temple: The 33rd abbot of Manpuku-ji / Kenko-ji Tottori / Syoraku-ji , Keizui-ji Osaka.
Text: Painting BodhiDharma, He sometimes preached truth and at other time not. There is no longer truth in there. Look out for suspicious and mysterious old man. syo-jyu.
Style: Vertical silk mounting. Tea ceremony style.
Condition: Paper rough slightly. Repaired. Mounting good. Repaired too.
Whole dimension: 177*33 Paper dimension: 101*30
Pen name: Shoju. Dharma transmission from Takuju Kosen. Also practiced Zen under Raiho Engo in Obaku, Myoho Genjitsu, Shunso Joshu, Takuju Kosen and Shun’no Zen’etsu in Rinzai. He became a chief abbot of Obaku in 1851.