[the end] [Wood & Plywood Museum seminar] Gohyaku Rakan

Thought to lead from Edo to TOKYO

Image of Gohyaku Rakan image, various incarnations of the Buddha of Gohyaku Rakan temple in Shimomeguro, Meguro-ku hung time for more than ten years based on donation that we went about asking for alms, and Genkei Shoun (shoungenkei) who was master craftsman of Buddhist image gathered towns of Edo in priests in Genroku Era and carved in relief all alone now.
Value of engraving is high, and, in method of constructing a statue by assembling pieces of wood of hinoki, is appointed to Tokyo important cultural property as Buddha statue sculpture representing the Edo era.
Temporary temple was founded to the court noble fifth (current 3, Ojima, Koutou-ku, the neighborhood of 4) in 1695 by General Godai Tsunayoshi Tokugawa, and we were given glebe, and Rakan temple or top shell temple were erected, and it was got close to people of Edo as "the best excellent indigo plant in Koto" afterwards by General Yashiro Yoshimune Tokugawa.
While is connected, yearning sees image, we will explain from the Edo era of 305 existing Rakan images, various incarnations of the Buddha statues and Rakan temples to the present.

Wood & Plywood Museum seminar Gohyaku Rakan


Sunday, October 27, 2019 13:30-15:00


Wood & Plywood Museum (1-7-22, Shinkiba, Koutou-ku Shinkiba tower) 4F theater room

Entrance fee

Free of charge


50 people


Mr. Migaku Hori feeling

Period Sunday, October 27, 2019
Holding time 13:30-15:00
Holding place Wood & Plywood Museum (1-7-22, Shinkiba, Koutou-ku Shinkiba tower) 4F theater room
Access JR Keiyo Line, Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line, Rinkai Line "Shin-Kiba Station" 7-minute walk
Sponsor PHOENIX (Wood & Plywood Museum)
The offer number of people 50 people
Prices Free of charge
Application method Download flyer from the lower berth [attachment], after filling out the requirements,
FAX: 03-3521-6602 or email: Apply in culture@woodmuseum.jp.
Reference PHOENIX (Wood & Plywood Museum)
TEL: 03-3521-6600
Closed days: Monday and Tuesday Sundays and holidays
URL concerned https://www.woodmuseum.jp/ (website of Wood & Plywood Museum)
Attachment Wood & Plywood Museum seminar "Gohyaku Rakan" flyer (846.32KB)