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Kyoto: Tiger scroll, Diotokoji

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Title: Kyoto: Tiger scroll, Diotokoji
Author(s): Morgan, Kenneth W.
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Japan: Nara, Kyoto, Tokyo, Kamakura, Zen ceremonies, scrolls;paintings;scrolls;slide set
Description: This scroll, part of the collection of ancient art treasures at Diotokoji, a Zen temple in Kyoto, is a Chinese type painting of an imaginary tiger - to be used as an object of meditation for those who would acquire such fierce characteristics. It was this type of meditation which was used as a basis for Bushido, the discipline for training warriors.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/196103
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-3719

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