Canonizing Kannon: The Ninth-Century Esoteric Buddhist Altar at Kanshinji

Bogel, Cynthea J.
March 2002
Art Bulletin;Mar2002, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p30
Academic Journal
Explores the privilege and reverence accorded to the Kanshinji Nyoirin Kannon statue in Japan. Examination on the idealized treatment of the icon; Correction of the flawed characterization of Esoteric Buddhism; Presentation of the art historical opinion regarding the statue.


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