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【Tokyo National Museum】 Special Exhibition “Kyoto Great Benefit Temple Kikei · Setongake Only” Report of the press conference

Recently, a press release was held on October 2 (Tuesday) 2018 to December 9 (Sun) at the Tokyo National Museum Heiseikan at a special exhibition " Kyoto Great Benefit Temple Chi Kei – Keikei Only " I was told. I will report the situation this time.

Temple temple of the Shingon sect Budokanji temple which Kaoru Kaori opened in 1220 in the Kamakura period. It is popular among ordinary people from the common people in the name of " Senbon Shakado " because it is believed that the Buddha Honjin "Buddha Buddha Seated Sacredge" has been believed from ancient times and Senbon street which crosses Kyoto north and south in the vicinity.
"Okame" It is an old temple that is also known as the birthplace of the legend, the main hall, which escaped numerous warfare including Nenin's turbulence, was designated as a national treasure as the oldest wooden structure in Kakunaka, and the god of worship I obtained a high standard as a temple that I got).

Besides the Buddha Buddha statue, which is the main honorific, there are numerous valuable sculptures such as the ten great disciples statues of Chungking, the disciple of later years of discipline, the statue of Boccats in Higo after Higo Keizai work, and others I will.
This exhibition introduces a number of masterpieces of 'Keioi' remaining in these Great Buddhist temples, which is a very valuable opportunity to co-perform with the work of the next generation's masterpieces and the Cheongkyeong of the same generation I will.

"Gyeongjin superstar" Cheongkyeong, Keikyu, rowing peculiar masterpieces slide!

In this exhibition, to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the opening in 2020, we release the masterpieces of the Buddhist tea boasted by the temple. Following the exhibition "Pleasure of the Nara National Museum" in 2017, the exhibition "Tokyo Keynote" at the Tokyo National Museum, the masterpieces of the Gyeongju superstars will be stepped on.

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Line comfortable work Kamakura period · Collection of the 13th century Great Tigers temple

It is the main honor of Great Bounty Temple, a secret Buddha that is only open several times a year in the temple. It is one of the few valuable Buddha statues left by the pupil of Cheon-cheon, row-wise . It is clear that there is a feature in the long and powerful eyes, and the line pleasure learned the style of Chungking well. Ryokan was active in Kyoto as Buddha of the next generation of Buddhism and Chingqing in the same generation as Zenkei, the eldest son of Uniqing, and he studied the technique by assisting in the creation of his master tea ceremony.

Exhibition of the temple's first publicly disclosed secret Buddha Buddha Buddha seated image and a masterpiece of ten great disciple figures of the later years of Chungking in a special space!

The masterpiece "Ten Great Disciple Statues" handed down by Chi Kei in his later years is currently resting on the spirit treasure of the same temple, but at the beginning it was in the main hall and was rested so as to surround the "Buddha Buddha Seated Satellite" . In this exhibition, a reproducible exhibition will be held in a special space unique to the exhibition hall, taking into account the situation of the Buddha Buddha and the ten great disciple statues in the main hall. It is the first time that ten great disciple statues are published outside the temple with 10 body statues, which is a very valuable opportunity.

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Chokeong work Kyoto · Great Tigersa Collection

Works expressing 'Buddha', one of the ten great disciples, a theologist's theorist. While richly expressing the individuality of the 10 high priests representing the Buddha's disciple, it is gathered up very well. It is regarded as the most recent work of Kamakura Buddhist tea ceremony, which is nicknamed Shinki.

Early in history! Remove the honor of the important cultural property "Rokkishin Bodhisattva" in the second half of the exhibition, and you can see the back close at hand!


A masterpiece of Higo Keio's work "Rokkaron Bodhisattva". It is an extremely rare example to display six items in a row outside the temple, with excellent quality designated as an important cultural property.

This exhibition not only allows you to appreciate this precious masterpiece from 360 degrees, but in the first half of the exhibition period (~ 10/28) it is the original shape with the backlight, the second half of the exhibition (10/30 ~) (Hikari back itself is also exhibited at the same time). You can appreciate its elegant backs up close, you can enjoy different expressions and charms from the first half of the exhibition.

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Higo Keio Keigaku era Kamakura period · 3 years of virtue (1224) Kyoto · Great Treasure Collection

One of the statues of Rokkaon Bodhisattva, the figure of the Senju Kannon Bodhisattva. It is the work of the disciple of later years of Keike, when Higo Keikei was 41 years old. These precise light hovers are easy to be lost, but until now we have kept the image of the original image as good as both the backlight and the pedestal, and it is a very valuable example.

The work of Keikyu remains in Tamba, Mino District and Donghua, and it is known that he was active in a wide range of areas. While inheriting the style of Unike well, she demonstrated its distinctive personality, such as clothes that are complicated to fold and decorative hair style.

Mr. Mai Utsui, Senior Researcher, Painting and Sculpture Room, Tokyo National Museum

"This exhibition is a futuristic work of the Buddhist teacher continuing from last year's" Keikyo "exhibition, but in particular this time the Buddhist teachers of Post and Union are searching for their own modeling while looking at the master of the master, Cheong Qing I wish you would see that effort. "
Mr. Mr. Usai, a senior researcher at the painting and sculpture room at the Tokyo National Museum, who was in charge of exhibition commentary, told me about the significance of holding this exhibition.

"In addition, I would like you to think through the many such masterpieces about the history of Great Buddhist temples that have been overtaken by the war and protected."

The exhibition is from October 2 (Tuesday) to December 9 (Sun) in 2018.
Kamakura sculptures of the gems, created from brute-force Genius geniuses.
If it is held, please come and visit us.