Part of the "Amitāyus Meditation Sutra in Japanese"

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Part of the "Amitāyus Meditation Sutra in Japanese"

calligraphy / Kamakura

Attributed to Gokyōgoku Yoshitsune (1169–1206)

Kamakura period, 13th century

Ink on paper

1幅

In Japan, most Buddhist texts are written in Chinese. This particular transcription is unusual because it translates the Chinese into vernacular Japanese."

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