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Three Poems from the “Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern” (Kokin wakashū), known as the “Araki Fragment” (Araki-gire)

Three Poems from the “Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern” (Kokin wakashū), known as the “Araki Fragment”  (Araki-gire)

Excerpts from Bai Juyi's "Biography of a Master of Drunken Poetry" (Suigin sensei den)

Excerpts from Bai Juyi's "Biography of a Master of Drunken Poetry" (Suigin sensei den)

Sketch of an "Inviting Rain" Mandala

Sketch of an "Inviting Rain" Mandala

Segment of the Lotus Sutra (Hokekyō)

Segment of the Lotus Sutra (Hokekyō)

Iconographic Drawing of Saturn (Doyō)

Iconographic Drawing of Saturn (Doyō)

Memyo Bosatsu

Memyo Bosatsu

Three poems from the “Later Collection of Japanese Poems” (Gosen wakashū), known as the “Karasumaru Fragment” (Karasumaru-gire)

Three poems from the “Later Collection of Japanese Poems” (Gosen wakashū), known as the “Karasumaru Fragment” (Karasumaru-gire)

Daiitoku Myōō

Daiitoku Myōō

Landscape in the style of Fan Kuan

Landscape in the style of Fan Kuan

Daishōjin Bosatsu, from “Album of Buddhist Deities from the Diamond World and Womb World Mandalas” (“Kontai butsugajō”)

Daishōjin Bosatsu, from “Album of Buddhist Deities from the Diamond World and Womb World Mandalas” (“Kontai butsugajō”)

Page from the “Lady Ise Collection” (Ise shū), from the Nishi-Honganji Edition of the Thirty-Six Poetic Immortals (Nishi-Honganji-bon Sanjūrokuninshū)

Page from the “Lady Ise Collection” (Ise shū), from the Nishi-Honganji Edition of the Thirty-Six Poetic Immortals (Nishi-Honganji-bon Sanjūrokuninshū)

Three Poems from the “Later Collection of Japanese Poems” (Gosen wakashū), or “Shirakawa Fragment” (Shirakawa-gire)

Three Poems from the “Later Collection of Japanese Poems” (Gosen wakashū), or “Shirakawa Fragment” (Shirakawa-gire)

Kongōyasha Myōō

Kongōyasha Myōō

Travelers in a Wintry Forest

Travelers in a Wintry Forest

Page from the Illustrations and Explanations of the Three Jewels (Sanbō ekotoba), known as the Tōdaiji Fragment (Tōdaiji-gire)

Page from the Illustrations and Explanations of the Three Jewels  (Sanbō ekotoba), known as the Tōdaiji Fragment (Tōdaiji-gire)

Page from Illustrations and Explanations of the Three Jewels (Sanbō e-kotoba), one of the “Tōdaiji Fragments” (Tōdaiji-gire)

Page from Illustrations and Explanations of the Three Jewels (Sanbō e-kotoba), one of the “Tōdaiji Fragments” (Tōdaiji-gire)

Anchira-taisho Jochi

Anchira-taisho Jochi

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Children Playing in the Palace Garden

Children Playing in the Palace Garden

White-Robed Kannon

White-Robed Kannon

"Imperial Visit to the Great Horse Race at the Kaya-no-in Mansion" (Kaya-no-in komakurabe gyōkō emaki), from the Tale of Flowering Fortunes (Eiga monogatari)

"Imperial Visit to the Great Horse Race at the Kaya-no-in Mansion" (Kaya-no-in komakurabe gyōkō emaki), from the Tale of Flowering Fortunes (Eiga monogatari)

Competition Between Poets of Different Eras (Jidai fudō uta awase), depicting the poet Minamoto no Hitoshi

Competition Between Poets of Different Eras (Jidai fudō uta awase), depicting the poet Minamoto no Hitoshi

The Tale of Sumiyoshi (Sumiyoshi monogatari)

The Tale of Sumiyoshi (Sumiyoshi monogatari)

Buddha Amitabha Descending from His Pure Land

Buddha Amitabha Descending from His Pure Land

Amida Triad in the Form of Sacred Sanskrit Syllables

Amida Triad in the Form of Sacred Sanskrit Syllables

The Bodhisattva Manjushri (Monju Bosatsu)

The Bodhisattva Manjushri (Monju Bosatsu)

Kasuga Mandala

Kasuga Mandala

The Poet Fujiwara Kiyotada, from the Narikane Version of the Thirty-six Poetic Immortals

The Poet Fujiwara Kiyotada, from the Narikane Version of the Thirty-six Poetic Immortals

Amitabha triad

Amitabha triad

Benzaiten and Fifteen Attendants

Benzaiten and Fifteen Attendants

Dragon

Dragon

Luohan

Luohan

Sakyamuni and Attendant Bodhisattvas in a Landscape

Sakyamuni and Attendant Bodhisattvas in a Landscape

Ox and Herdsman

Ox and Herdsman

Eleven-Headed Kannon on Mount Fudaraka

Eleven-Headed Kannon on Mount Fudaraka

Three poems from the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern (Kokin wakashū)

Three poems from the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern (Kokin wakashū)

The Illustrated Sutra of Past and Present Karma (Kako genzai inga kyō emaki)

The Illustrated Sutra of Past and Present Karma (Kako genzai inga kyō emaki)

Tiger

Tiger

Shaka (Shakyamuni) Triad

Shaka (Shakyamuni) Triad

Buddha Amitabha descending from his Pure Land

Buddha Amitabha descending from his Pure Land

Mandala of Monju Bosatsu

Mandala of Monju Bosatsu

Two Poems from the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern, Continued (Zoku Shoku kokin wakashū)

Two Poems from the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern, Continued (Zoku Shoku kokin wakashū)

Section of the Dream Diary (Yume no ki) with a Sketch of Mountains

Section of the Dream Diary (Yume no ki) with a Sketch of Mountains

Letter to the Nun Jōjūbō

Letter to the Nun Jōjūbō

Section of the Dream Diary (Yume no ki)

Section of the Dream Diary (Yume no ki)

Chan master riding a mule

Chan master riding a mule

Meeting between Yaoshan and Li Ao

Meeting between Yaoshan and Li Ao

Satsubari, the Second of the Sixteen Arhats

Satsubari, the Second of the Sixteen Arhats

Deer Mandala of Kasuga Shrine

Deer Mandala of Kasuga Shrine

Farewell by a Stream on a Clear Day

Farewell by a Stream on a Clear Day

Mikaeri Jizō Bosatsu

Mikaeri Jizō Bosatsu

Arhats

Arhats

Taima Mandala

Taima Mandala

The Four Deities of Kōyasan Temple Complex

The Four Deities of Kōyasan Temple Complex

Mandala of Hannya Bosatsu

Mandala of Hannya Bosatsu

Scene from The Illustrated Legends of Jin’ōji Temple (Jin’ōji engi emaki)

Scene from The Illustrated Legends of Jin’ōji Temple (Jin’ōji engi emaki)

Cicada on a Grapevine

Cicada on a Grapevine

Crane in a bamboo grove

Crane in a bamboo grove

Prince Shōtoku at Age Sixteen

Prince Shōtoku at Age Sixteen

Illustrated Biography of Prince Shōtoku

Illustrated Biography of Prince Shōtoku

Scholar Viewing Plum Blossoms

Scholar Viewing Plum Blossoms

Portrait of En no Gyōja

Portrait of En no Gyōja

Water-Moon Avalokiteshvara

Water-Moon Avalokiteshvara

Shakyamuni Triad with the Sixteen Protectors of the Great Wisdom Sutra

Shakyamuni Triad with the Sixteen Protectors of the Great Wisdom Sutra

Welcoming Descent of Amida and Bodhisattvas

Welcoming Descent of Amida and Bodhisattvas

Descent of Eleven-Headed Kannon

Descent of Eleven-Headed Kannon

Shaka, Monju, Fugen and the Ten Great Disciples (Jūdai Deshi)

Shaka, Monju, Fugen and the Ten Great Disciples (Jūdai Deshi)

Descent and Return of Amida to Western Paradise with a Believer's Soul (Gōshō mandara)

Descent and Return of Amida to Western Paradise with a Believer's Soul (Gōshō mandara)

Miroku Bosatsu

Miroku Bosatsu

Orchids and Rock

Orchids and Rock

A Nenbutsu Gathering at Ichiya, Kyoto, from the Illustrated Biography of the Monk Ippen and His Disciple Ta'a (Yugyō Shōnin engi-e)

A Nenbutsu Gathering at Ichiya, Kyoto, from the Illustrated Biography of the Monk Ippen and His Disciple Ta'a (Yugyō Shōnin engi-e)

One of the Twelve Devas: Bonten

One of the Twelve Devas: Bonten

“The Mountain is Empty; A Pinecone Falls”

“The Mountain is Empty;  A Pinecone Falls”

Letter to Monk Sekibyō

Letter to Monk Sekibyō

Poem in Chinese about Sugar

Poem in Chinese about Sugar

Kshitigarbha

Kshitigarbha

Flowers

Flowers

Mandala of Kasuga Shrine

Mandala of Kasuga Shrine

Wintry Plum (Han Mei)

Wintry Plum (Han Mei)

Death of the Historical Buddha (Nehan-zu)

Death of the Historical Buddha (Nehan-zu)

Poem on the Theme of Snow

Poem on the Theme of Snow

One of the Twelve Devas: Katen

One of the Twelve Devas: Katen

Shaka Nyorai

Shaka Nyorai

Arhat from a series of sixteen Arhats

Arhat from a series of sixteen Arhats

Portrait of Xuanzang (Genjō) with Attendant

Portrait of Xuanzang (Genjō) with Attendant

Kumano Shrine Mandala

Kumano Shrine Mandala

Illustrated Biography of Prince Shōtoku

Illustrated Biography of Prince Shōtoku

Lotus and waterbirds

Lotus and waterbirds

Aizen Myōō

Aizen Myōō

Jizō Bosatsu in Welcoming Descent (Jizō bosatsu raigō)

Jizō Bosatsu in Welcoming Descent (Jizō bosatsu raigō)

Shaka Triad and Sixteen Arhats

Shaka Triad and Sixteen Arhats

Amitabha and Kshitigarba

Amitabha and Kshitigarba

Poem on the Theme of a Monk’s Life

Poem on the Theme of a Monk’s Life

Battle at Rokuhara, from The Tale of the Heiji Rebellion (Heiji monogatari)

Battle at Rokuhara, from The Tale of the Heiji Rebellion (Heiji monogatari)

Taima Mandala

Taima Mandala

Crows in Old Trees

Crows in Old Trees