Amanohashidate, Chionji Temple [016]

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Title Amanohashidate, Chionji Temple [016]
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 23, Amanohashidate, 23
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985; 1986; 1987; 1988; 1989; 1990; 1991; 1992; 1993; 1994; 1995; 1996; 1997; 1998; 1999; 2000
Subject Tapestry--Japan--Amanohashidate--Photographs; Religious art--Japan--Amanohashidate--Photographs; Hell (Buddhism)--Art--Photographs; Judgment in art--Photographs; Heaven (Buddhism)--Art--Photographs
Keywords Chionji
Spatial Coverage Ama no Hashidate (Japan); Miyazu-shi (Japan); Monju (Miyazu-shi, Japan); Kyoto (Japan : Prefecture)
Description Photo shows a portion of a tapestry at Chionji Zen Buddhist Temple in Monju, village at south end of Amanohashidate; depicts judgment scenes in Buddhist tradition
Caption on Slide Tapestry showing various scenes of the judgment: hell and heaven. Tapestry is at Chionji, the temple located on the south shore of Amanohashidate near Monjusoh Inn.
Additional Information Image was scanned from color slide. Judgment scene shows the mirror of Johhari, which is said to reflect deeds of the deceased, as presided by the Underground King Enma (Buddhism counterpart of Pluto). The heaven (Gokuraku) scene depicts various saviors.
Type Image
Creator Tierney, Lennox
Rights Management This material may be protected by copyright. Permission required for use in any form. For further information please contact the Multimedia Archivist, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Temporal Coverage 1947-2004
ARK ark:/87278/s6np2m49
Digitization Specifications Original scanned on Nikon Coolscan 5000 and saved as 2700 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm as JP2000.
Donor Lennox Tierney; Catherine Tierney
Setname uum_lctpc
Date Created 2010-04-20
Date Modified 2015-10-22
ID 329399
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6np2m49
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