Record of the Origin of [Sarira] (Buddhist relics) and Their Blessings

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Record of the Origin of [Sarira] (Buddhist relics) and Their Blessings

calligraphy / Kamakura

By Daikyu Shonen (1215-89)

Kamakura period, dated 1278 (Kenji 4)

Ink on paper

1巻

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This was written by Daxiu Zhengnian (Daikyu Shonen), a Zen priest who travelled to Japan from Southern Song dynasty China. It records of the origins of some [Sarira] (Buddhist relics) and it extols their blessings."

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