Golden Light Sutra, Vol. 4 (One of the “Eyeless Sutras”)

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Golden Light Sutra, Vol. 4 (One of the “Eyeless Sutras”)

calligraphy / Kamakura

Kamakura period, 12th century

Ink on paper

1巻

Important Cultural Property

The retired emperor Goshirakawa and others began making this work as a picture scroll. When the emperor passed away, a sacred text was brushed over the pictures to pray for his salvation."

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