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Report 2013-012: Ancient Relics Brought to Life, Visitors Respond to Pure Land: Inside the Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Policy and Analysis  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-049, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Policy and Analysis, Reports
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa15-049-refidd1e224

Ippen hijiri e / Shōkai hen; Ōhashi Shunnō kōchū

Title:
一遍聖絵 / 聖戒編 ; 大橋俊雄校注
Author:
Shōkai d. 1323  Search this
Ōhashi, Shunnō 1925-  Search this
Subject:
Ippen 1239-1289  Search this
Physical description:
164 p. : ill. ; 15 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Japan
Date:
2000
Topic:
Priests, Pure Land  Search this
Ippen Sōnin eden (Scrolls)  Search this
Call number:
BQ8559.I667 I66 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_865008

Shinran Shōnin goeden o yomitoku : etoki daihon tsuki / Sakado Hiromu

Title:
親鸞聖人御絵伝を読み解く : 絵解台本付 / 沙加戶弘
Goeden o yomitoku
御絵伝を読み解く
Author:
Sakado, Hiromu 1946-  Search this
Subject:
Shinran 1173-1263  Search this
Physical description:
156 pages, [4] pages of color plates : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Art
Place:
Japan
Date:
2012
Kamakura-Momoyama periods, 1185-1600
Topic:
Pure Land priests--Biography--History and criticism  Search this
Narrative painting, Japanese  Search this
Call number:
ND1059.6.S4 S3 2012
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_998741

Pure Land: Inside the Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-11-29T16:06:55.000Z
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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FreerSackler
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FreerSackler
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:yt_rrTKARGeUfQ

Curator James Ulak on Masters of Mercy

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-07-06T15:18:14.000Z
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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FreerSackler
YouTube Channel:
FreerSackler
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:yt_xSXXAf77lRk

Welcoming Descent of the Buddha of Infinite Light and Twenty-Five Bodhisattvas

Medium:
Ink, gold, and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 273 x 186.2 cm (107 1/2 x 73 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
early 14th century
Period:
Kamakura period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)  Search this
music  Search this
drum  Search this
Amitabha Buddha  Search this
cloud  Search this
flute  Search this
zither  Search this
cymbal  Search this
biwa  Search this
Japan  Search this
halo  Search this
Pure Land  Search this
khakkhara  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.475
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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edanmdm:fsg_F1911.475
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Amitabha Welcoming a Soul to Paradise

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Su Hanchen (active early to mid-12th century)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 120 × 63 cm (47 1/4 × 24 13/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
16th-17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
peacock  Search this
duck  Search this
crane  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
lotus  Search this
Amitabha Buddha  Search this
China  Search this
Pure Land  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.64
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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edanmdm:fsg_F1916.64

The Paradise of the Buddha Amitabha (Amida)

Medium:
Color and gold on silk panel
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 179.8 × 163.9 cm (70 13/16 × 64 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
15th century
Period:
Muromachi period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Muromachi period (1333 - 1573)  Search this
Amitabha Buddha  Search this
Japan  Search this
mandara  Search this
Pure Land  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1906.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1906.5

Amitabha (Amida), contained within a closed shrine

Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D (open): 72.7 x 53.5 x 23.5 cm (28 5/8 x 21 1/16 x 9 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1615-1868
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Amitabha Buddha  Search this
shrine  Search this
Japan  Search this
mandorla  Search this
Pure Land Buddhism  Search this
varada mudra  Search this
anjali mudra  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1903.185a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1903.185a-b
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Paradise of Amida Buddha (Amitabha)

Artist:
Kasuga Kaishi  Search this
Medium:
Color and gold on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 109.6 x 55.4 cm (43 1/8 x 21 13/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
794-1185
Period:
Heian period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Heian period (794 - 1185)  Search this
Amitabha Buddha  Search this
Japan  Search this
apsara  Search this
Pure Land Buddhism  Search this
Pure Land  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.112
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1904.112

Amitabha in Sukhavati Pure Land, from a four-part set of thangkas

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton; Chinese Qing brocade frame, silk dustcover and ribbons; chased silver caps
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 127 x 66 cm (50 x 26 in)
H x W (painting): 61 x 38.1 cm (24 x 15 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Amitabha Buddha  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.29.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2013.29.2

Western Paradise of the Buddha Amitabha

Medium:
Limestone with traces of pigment
Dimensions:
H x W: 159.3 x 334.5 cm (62 11/16 x 131 11/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
southern Xiangtangshan, Cave 2, Hebei province, China
Date:
550-577
Period:
Northern Qi dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
tree  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
relief seal  Search this
Avalokiteshvara  Search this
Northern Qi dynasty (550 - 577)  Search this
lotus  Search this
Amitabha Buddha  Search this
meditation  Search this
temple  Search this
sutra  Search this
cave  Search this
China  Search this
throne  Search this
Mahasthamaprapta  Search this
abhaya mudra  Search this
Pure Land  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1921.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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On View:
Freer Gallery 17: Promise of Paradise: Ancient Chinese Buddhist Sculpture
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1921.2

Illustrated biography of the monk Ippen

Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 31.7 x 276.9 cm (12 1/2 x 109 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
mid-14th century
Period:
Kamakura period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)  Search this
prayer beads  Search this
Japan  Search this
umbrella  Search this
monk  Search this
Pure Land Buddhism  Search this
makimono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1959.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1959.18
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Ancient Relics Brought to Life: Visitors Respond to Pure Land: Inside the Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang

Author:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Policy and Analysis  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2013
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_144869

The Japanese culture of mourning whales : whale graves and memorial monuments in Japan / Mayumi Itoh

Author:
Itoh, Mayumi 1954-  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 267 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Date:
2018
Topic:
Whaling--Religious aspects  Search this
Whaling--Social aspects  Search this
Whales--Religious aspects  Search this
Whales--Social aspects  Search this
National characteristics, Japanese  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Religion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1091070

Welcoming Descent of Amitabha (Amida), Avalokiteshvara (Kannon), and Mahasthamaprapta (Seishi)

Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (panel): 203.4 x 67.4 cm (80 1/16 x 26 9/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1185-1333
Period:
Kamakura period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)  Search this
Amitabha Buddha  Search this
Kannon  Search this
Japan  Search this
Seishi  Search this
Pure Land  Search this
reincarnation  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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edanmdm:fsg_F1954.9
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The Seven Gods, en route to Western Paradise

Artist:
Shibata Zeshin 柴田是真 (1807-1891)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 24.1 x 25.1 cm (9 1/2 x 9 7/8 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1887-1888
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
Seven Gods of Good Fortune  Search this
Hotei  Search this
Japan  Search this
Benten  Search this
Ebisu  Search this
Daikoku  Search this
Pure Land Buddhism  Search this
Bishamon  Search this
Western Paradise  Search this
Fukurokuju  Search this
Jurojin  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Robert O. Muller collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Robert O. Muller Collection
Accession Number:
S2003.8.2194
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2003.8.2194

Andropogon semiberbis (Nees) Kunth

Biogeographical Region:
81 - Caribbean  Search this
Collector:
Nathaniel L. Britton  Search this
Lewis J. Brace  Search this
Place:
Pure lands, Harold Road., Bahamas, West Indies - Neotropics
Collection Date:
1 Sep 1904
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Cyperales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Andropogon semiberbis (Nees) Kunth
Barcode:
01005427
USNM Number:
925005
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Flowering plants and ferns
West Indies Project
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10485953

The Amida sutra mandala : an iconography with the text of the Amida sutra / by Hisao Inagaki, in collaboration with Harold Stewart

Title:
Amidakyō mandara : aikon kaisetsu to tekisuto
Amidakyō mandara : zuzō kaisetsu to kyōmon
Author:
Inagaki, Hisao 1929-  Search this
Stewart, Harold  Search this
Physical description:
115 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Date:
1995
Topic:
Pure Land Buddhism in art  Search this
Buddhist painting  Search this
Call number:
ND1432.J35 I63 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_919132

Heaven and Hell : salvation and retribution in Pure Land Buddhism / Emily J. Sano, Randall Nadeau, Alison J. Miller ; editor Erin Kathleen Murphy ; introduction by Katherine Crawford Luber

Author:
Sano, Emily J.  Search this
Nadeau, Randall Laird 1956-  Search this
Miller, Alison J.  Search this
Luber, Katherine Crawford 1961-  Search this
Editor:
Murphy, Erin K.  Search this
Host institution:
San Antonio Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
135 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2017
Topic:
Pure Land Buddhism in art  Search this
Buddhist art  Search this
Call number:
N8193.3.P8 H43 2017
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1083534

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