No.1 matsu oi kumo shizuka

12
This phrase, by Linji Yixuan (806-867; J. Rinzai Gigen), founder of the Rinzai school of Zen Buddhism,literally means that a cloud is above an old pine tree quietly. It is expressed the spiritual state of the zen monk who has got free from Kilesa.
Title of work
matsu oi kumo shizuka
Price
sold
Commentary on work
Hanging scroll, Sumi ink on paper, Donsu , Awasebako
Measurements of mounted work (length x width)
98cm x 26.7cm
Measurements of Dimensions of entire work
180cm x 34.2cm
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No.2 shishite gankonniareba honematakiyoshi

34
Title of work
shishite gankonniareba honematakiyoshi
Price
sold
Commentary on work
Hanging scroll, Sumi ink on paper, Donsu , Awasebako
Measurements of mounted work (length x width)
10330.8cm
Measurements of Dimensions of entire work
18537.5cm
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No.3 tai issetsu

56
A well-known Zen expression found in Biyanlu (J. Hekiganroku; E. Blue Cliff Record), a major collection of Zen koan, this complex and abstruse phrase suggests how every phenomenon is part of the teachings of Sakyamuni Buddha.
Title of work
tai issetsu
Price
sold
Commentary on work
Hanging scroll, Sumi ink on paper, Donsu , Awasebako
Measurements of mounted work (length x width)
88.633.2cm
Measurements of Dimensions of entire work
171.540.3cm
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No.4 torinaite yama saranishizukanari

78
The phrase, by the Chinese poet Wang An-shi (1021-1086), means With the cry of a bird - the serenity of the mountains deepens.
Title of work
torinaite yama saranishizukanari
Price
sold
Commentary on work
Hanging scroll, Sumi ink on paper, Donsu , Awasebako
Measurements of mounted work (length x width)
138.833.2cm
Measurements of Dimensions of entire work
203.349.4cm
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No.5 wa kei sei jaku

910
This phrase, conveying the essence of the tea ceremony, is believed to have been used by Murata Shuko (Juko; 1423-1502), the founder of the Way of Tea, when Ashikaga Yoshimasa (1449-1473), the 8th shogun of the Muromachi era, asked him about the spirit of tea. Wa means harmony, kei respect for others, sei purity, and jaku serenity.
Title of work
wa kei sei jaku
Price
¥230000
Commentary on work
Hanging scroll, Sumi ink on paper, Donsu , Awasebako
Measurements of mounted work (length x width)
13732cm
Measurements of Dimensions of entire work
20048cm
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No.6 zuisyoni syutonaru

1112
This phrase, by Linji Yixuan (806-867; J. Rinzai Gigen), founder of the Rinzai school of Zen Buddhism, roughly means that truth presents itself wherever and whenever you are, if you do your best to be the master of yourself.
Title of work
zuisyoni syutonaru
Price
sold
Commentary on work
Hanging scroll, Sumi ink on paper, Donsu , Awasebako
Measurements of mounted work (length x width)
15633cm
Measurements of Dimensions of entire work
67.225.8cm
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No.10 heijoushin kore michi

1112
This phrase is from a koan(dialogue of Zen) of ''Mumonkan''(The gateless gate) by Nanquan Puyuan and Zhaozhou Congshen ,Zen masters in Tang Dynasty. ''Mumonkan'' is a central work much used in Rinzai School practice. It literally means ''Common is the way''.
Title of work

heijoushin kore michi
Price
¥230000
Commentary on work
Hanging scroll, Sumi ink on paper, Donsu , Awasebako
Measurements of mounted work (length x width)
138.333.1cm
Measurements of Dimensions of entire work
200.549.5cm
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No.11 Sankyo fuu rakuseki

1112
This phrase is from ''Shinjinmei''(Hsin-hsin Ming) by Kanchi taishi(Chien-chih) in the Sui Dynasty. It literally means ''The wind makes rocks drop down in the abandaned mountain.''.
Title of work

sankyo fuu rakuseki
Price
¥230000
Commentary on work
Hanging scroll, Sumi ink on paper, Donsu , Awasebako
Measurements of mounted work (length x width)
138.533.5cm
Measurements of Dimensions of entire work
20149.6cm
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No.12 Seisei suichiku kore shinnyo

1112
This phrase is from ''Keitokudentouroku''(Transmission of the Lamp) by Dougen(Shi Daoyuan ) in the Song Dynasty .
Title of work

Seisei suichiku kore shinnyo
Price
sold
Commentary on work
Hanging scroll, Sumi ink on paper, Donsu , Awasebako
Measurements of mounted work (length x width)
36.35.9cm
Measurements of Dimensions of entire work
15034.4cm
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No.14 Muchuni Michiari Zinaiizu

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This phrase is from ''Toujougoiju'' (The Five Ranks ) by Dongshan Liangjie who first established the Caodong (Soto) sect in the 9th century of China.
Title of work

Muchuni Michiari Zinaiizu
Price
¥78000
Commentary on work
Hanging scroll, Sumi ink on paper, Donsu , Awasebako
Measurements of mounted work (length x width)
36.16cm
Measurements of Dimensions of entire work
125.523.5cm
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