The Phoenix Hall at Uji and the symmetries of replication

Yiengpruksawan, Mimi Hall
December 1995
Art Bulletin;Dec95, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p647
Academic Journal
Describes the Phoenix Hall residential temple on the bank of Uji River in Japan. Inspirations from the `Visualization Sutra' sermon; Vision of a compassionate Buddha; Prevalence of architectural copying; Diagram of the Taima Manadala hanging scroll; Plan of temple complex; Location of the sanctuary for Amitabha; Consecration of the temple.


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