Torei En’ni “White clouds disappear…”

ID No: 11605

Name: Torei En’ni

Birth and Death: 1721-1792

 

Section: Zen. Rinzai

Temple: The Myoshin-ji branch. Ryutaku-ji, Mishima, Shizuoka.

 

Style: Vertical silk mounting. Normal style.

Condition: Paper fine. Mounting good.

Whole dimension: 194.5*41.6   Paper dimension: 134.2*28.3

Box: Paulownia

 

Price: 650,000JPY

 

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.