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The Art of the Beyond Exhibition

Kumano Kanshin Mandala of the Ten Realms

A guide to hell and paradise! Take a peek! The Art of the "Otherworld"" / Ryukoku Museum

Saturday, July 16, 2022 - Sunday, August 21, 2022
10:00-17:00 (last admission 16:30)
Ryukoku Museum

From July 16, 2022 (Sat), an exhibition will be held at [Ryukoku Museum] introducing Okayama's cultural assets related to Pure Land Buddhism and Pure Land beliefs.
The exhibition is divided into three chapters. In Chapter 2, which focuses on "Hell and Paradise," visitors will be able to experience the "other world" that people have imagined with their thoughts about the next world through "Amida 25 Bosatsu Raigo-zu" and "Jizo Juohzu" and other Pure Land Buddhism art related to Okayama. In addition, there are many valuable materials on the tumultuous life of Honen Shonin, founder of the Pure Land sect, and the Kumanobikunis, religious figures who were based in Okayama.
Let's take a peek into the "other world," where unique Buddhist saints and demons of hell live!

Special Exhibition: Take a peek! Art of the "other world

  • Take a peek! The Art of "Ayo"
  • Ryukoku Museum
  • Jul. 16, 2022 (Sat) - Aug. 21, 2022 (Sun) 10:00 - 17:00 (last admission 16:30)
  • Adults 900 yen, High school and university students 500 yen, Elementary and junior high school students 200 yen, Free for elementary school students and younger, Free for disabled persons and one attendant
  • 117 Maruyacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 2 minutes walk from bus stop "Nishi-honganjimae".
  • Tel. 075-351-2500
  • Closed on Mondays *The next day if Monday is a public holiday
  • https://museum.ryukoku.ac.jp/
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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