"Jikaku-Daishi Ennin: Masterpieces of Buddhist Art" Exhibition

The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga

poster for "Jikaku-Daishi Ennin: Masterpieces of Buddhist Art" Exhibition

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Jikaku-Daishi Ennin (794-854) was a Buddhist priest of the Tendai school and contributed to the foundation of Japanese Buddhism. The exhibition features 144 Buddhist art masterpieces, which include 22 national treasures and 51 Important Cultural Assets. With important resources and portraits of Ennin, this exhibition focuses on how his conceptual contributions influenced Japanese Buddhist art.

Art Talk "Jikaku-Daishi Ennin and Buddhist Art of Tendai"(Japanese): August 25th (Sat) 14:00-
Discussion "Ennin and Sculptures of Hieizan"(Japanese): September 2nd (Sat) 14:00-
[Image: "Ryokai Mandala's Taizokai Mandala" Courtesy of Saimyo Temple]



from August 11, 2007 to September 24, 2007



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