A Nichirenite Scroll for Great Bodhisattva Myōken

The purpose of this paper is to introduce a Japanese hanging scroll depicting a mandala typical of the Buddhism promoted by Nichiren 日蓮 (1222-82) that includes an iconographic depiction of the divinity Myōken 妙見. This divinity personifies the North Star and in time became a popular secondary referen...

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Main Author: Pye, Michael
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2019
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Call Number: urn:nbn:de:hebis:04-es2019-00371
Downloads: 46 (2021), 14 (2020), 76 (2019)
Publication Date: 2019-05-23
License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0
Access URL: https://archiv.ub.uni-marburg.de/es/2019/0037
https://doi.org/10.17192/es2019.0037