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
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2019
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