風外慧薫筆 達磨図 Portrait of Daruma

Hanging scroll; ink on paper | 77.5 x 30.8cm

Fūgai Ekun

Daruma (Sanskrit: Bodhidharma) is the first patriarch of Zen Buddhism, who, according to legend, sat in continuous meditation for nine years in a cave in northern China. Following the medieval tradition of monochromatic depictions of Daruma, the Sōtō...
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