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Produced to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the museum’s opening. The artist is the painter unit “Dharma Shōten.” The artist, Anzai Satoshi, is a graduate of Komazawa University’s Department of Japanese Literature.
The work incorporates many elements of the following history related to Komazawa University and the Museum of Zen Culture and History.

・The “Gakurin (Sendan-Rin),” the predecessor of Komazawa University, was established in Bunroku 1 (1592) on the grounds of Kichijōji Temple in Surugadai, Edo.
・The three Edo school dormitories of Sengakuji Temple, Seishōji Temple, and Kichijōji Temple, which were the origins of Komazawa University, were established in the grounds of Kichijōji Temple in Surugadai, Edo (after the relocation to Komagome).
・The modern university administered by the Soto School of Buddhism, which opened on October 15, Meiji 15 (1882)
(the anniversary of the opening of Komazawa University).
・The Kōun-kan was completed in Shōwa 3 (1928) as the old library (named in Shōwa 48 [1973] ).
・The Museum of Zen Culture and History opened on June 1, Heisei 16 (2002).
・The 130th anniversary memorial building (Shugetsu-kan) was completed in Heisei 30 (2018).
・The new library was completed in Reiwa 4 (2022). In the same year, Komazawa University will celebrate the 140th anniversary of its founding and the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Museum of Zen Culture and History.
・Komazawa Olympic Park, where the Shōwa 39 (1964) Tokyo Olympics were held.
・Architect Sugawara Eizō, who designed the Kōun-kan, and Nukariya Kaiten, President of Komazawa University at the time of its construction.

Details

  • Title: 20th anniversary art poster
  • Creator: Dharma Shōten
  • Date Created: 2022-03-31
  • Medium: digital

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