The choju giga scrolls have no accompamying or even a separate text they are

The choju giga scrolls have no accompamying or even a

This preview shows page 2 - 3 out of 3 pages.

The choju giga scrolls have no accompamying or even a separate, text they are the work of buddhist monks and their ofthen hilarious content has been the subject of much remark. The 1 st scroll shows human games, the 2 nd scrolls shows some fifteen kinds of real or fantasy animals. The 3 rd shoes monks and layment at play, the 4 th contimues the satirical theme.
Image of page 2
10. What was the purpose of rokudo-e and what lesson do we learn through the paintings of Hungry Ghosts ? Rokudo-e its subject matter was drawn from the subkects intrinsic to the six realms of illusory existence, its purpose was to warn those who did not ceaselessly recite amida’s name that they were risking disease, deformity and all the horrors of HellHurngy Ghost, For example,, it graohically shoes how attachment to worldly things in this life leads to similar bondage in the future. The realistic rendering of the bloated stomachs and the frightening expressions on the ghostly faces illustrate the medieval buddhist teaching, leave the table when 16 th full.
Image of page 3

You've reached the end of your free preview.

Want to read all 3 pages?

  • Fall '16
  • ron tanzi
  • Shigisan Engi

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern

Stuck? We have tutors online 24/7 who can help you get unstuck.
A+ icon
Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask ( soon) You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes
A+ icon
Ask Expert Tutors