Takeda Mokurai “A pine tree is always green”

ID No: 10266

Name: (Takeda)Mokurai Soen

Birth and Death: 1854-1930

 

Section: Zen. Rinzai

Temple: The Ken’nin-ji branch. The chief abbot and Zen master of Ken’nin-ji monastery.

 

Style: Vertical silk mounting. Normal style.

Condition: Paper fine. Mounting good.

Whole dimension:195*46.7   Paper dimension: 122*33.8

Box: Paulownia

 

Price: 100,000JPY

 

Pen name:  Sahen-tei. Dharma transmission from Sansho-ken Yuzen Gentatsu in Bairin-ji. He also practiced Zen under Ekkei Shuken, Tairyu Bun’I and Gisan Zenrai. He built “Taigo-do” as a monastery in Reito-in, sub-temple of Ken’nin-ji. Zen master with a talent for calligraphy, painting, poetry and tea ceremony.