Words of Prayer

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Words of Prayer

calligraphy / Kamakura

By Jien (1155–1225)

Kamakura period, 1224 (Jōō 3)

Ink on paper

1巻

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In this text, the monk Jien prayed to the Shinto god Kasuga Gongen for the revival of the imperial family. The imperial court had lost much of its political power to the samurai around the 12th century."

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