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Kannon

[The Ten Verse Life Prolonging Kannon Sutra] Kanzeon! Hail to Buddha!
We are one with Buddha, Bound to the Awakened One, And to the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha. We are always joyful and pure, In the morning, thinking of Kanzeon, In the evening, thinking of Kanzeon, Continuous thoughts of her rise from our hearts, Those thoughts never leave our hearts.

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Dimensions: 14x73

Purchase Ref #: 2121

Gallery: Miura Joten

Scroll Notes: New mounting, excellent condition, with wooden box.†

Description

This is a portrait of Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion, with an inscription of the popular chant made to her, as it says, first thing in the morning and the last thing at night. This particular scroll was done in memorial of a Zen laywoman.

About the Artist

Miura Joten was a longtime abbot of Zuigan-ji in Matsushima, and also served as primate of the Myoshin-ji branch of Rinzai Zen. Joten was a prolific and creative Zen artist.

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