Lecture3Heian794-1185.Fall.09.Compr.Zhu

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Heian Period - (794-1185) The Coming of Age of a Native Aesthetics.
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Heian Period - (794-1185) 805   806 - Saichō and Kūkai return from China and  introduce Esoteric Buddhism to Japan 894   Official missions to China are terminated  938   the priest Kūya encourages the practice of  nenbutsu    the repeated invocation of  Amida Buddha    in order to attain salvation. 1000-1014  Genji monogatari  ( The Tale of Genji written by the court lady Murasaki Shikibu  1016   Fujiwara no Michinaga (966   1027)becomes  the eleventh Fujiwara regent
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Taizōkai (Womb Mandala), hanging scroll, color on silk, 183x154 cm, late 9 th . Century (859-890), Kyōogokokuji, Kyoto, (re: Fig. 45)
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Hōōdō (Phoenix Hall) Heina Period, c. 1053 Byōdōin Monastery, Uji, Kyoto prefecture
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