Record of "Kiuho" Ceremony for Bringing Rain

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Record of "Kiuho" Ceremony for Bringing Rain

calligraphy / Heian

By Shoken

Heian period, dated 1191 (Kenkyu 2)

Ink on paper

1巻

Important Cultural Property

In this scroll, Shoken, the head priest of Daigoji temple, recorded a ceremony that he held in 1191 to summon rain. He was renowned for his efficacy when conducting this type of ceremony."

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