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  • Collection: Narrative Handscrolls

The Flying Storehouse..png
    Shigisan engi emaki (Legends of Mt. Shigi scroll) shows the respect for monks, myth, and magic depicting the famous story of the miraculous alms bowl that attached itself to the frugal farmer's grain house and brought it back to the…

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Ban Dainagon Ekotoba..png
In response to the large fire in 866 at Kyoto, historically known as the Ōtenmon conspiracy, the retired Emperor Go-Shirakawa commissioned a set of emaki in 1177 to please the angry spirit of Tomo no Yoshio, the great counselor of the state, who is…

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