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Ojoyoshu (chu) / BJ191-527
Type : woodblock print book
Topic : The Buddhism book summarized by a monk of Enryaku-ji temple, named Genshin(Eshin Sozu). It was written in 985 of the middle Heian period, and published repeatedly in and after the Edo period. 1 volume of 3 books in total.Genshin is said to be a founder of the Japanese Jodo doctrine, having a great influence to Honen, the founder of the Jodo-Sect, and Shinran who had established the Jodo-shin-Sect(Novel Jodo-Sect). The concept of the hell and heaven, appearing in this book, had also significantly influenced literatures down the ages.
Title : Ojoyoshu (chu)
Author : Genshin
Publisher : Nagata Chobei
The estimated Period : Edo period (1849)
Material : Paper
Book Dimensions : 225mm x 155mm
Weight : total 65gram (2.3oz)
Page : (Illustrations + text) The photograph is just a part.
Condition : Antique item; may have some wear. (damaged by worms, tear, spot, dirt, scribbles, etc...) Please view pictures as they are a part of the description.