immortal wishes:
labor and transcendence
on a Japanese sacred mountain

Ellen Schattschneider

Duke University Press (2003)

 

 

TEACHING RESOURCES


 PAINTINGS IN AKAKURA MOUNTAIN SHRINE


(See Chapter Two, "Between Worlds: Akakura's Architecture of Potential Transformation," esp. pp. 58-65, 77-83)



III. GODAIMYOO  SHRINE  (Five Lords Shrine)

Celestial Maiden


This painting hangs to the left of a large painting of Fudo Myoo. More celestial maidens are painted on the shrine's ceiling.


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