The rise of Buddhism, Asuka period-Nara period, Tokyo National Museum

In the middle of the 6th century, Baekje brought Buddha, Buddha, Zen and Buddha from Baekje during the Emperor Ming Ming emperor, and after a while, various engineers related to Buddhist temples and art from Baekje came to Japan. Japan’s culture has made great strides with the acceptance of Buddhism, and in the Nara period, the Great Buddha of Todai-ji Temple will be run as a national enterprise.

In addition to Buddha statues of the Asuka period and various Buddhist instruments as an ancient Buddhist art, in addition to the bronze statues of Kofuku-ji Temple altars, jade balls and sand golds, Yoshin of Horyuji Temple and Mrs. .

In this display, as Buddhist art in ancient times, in addition to various Buddhist instruments in the Nara period, Kofuku-ji, altarpieces, and shari containers, including the Madame and Tenjin statues in the Asuka period, the temples of Osha which is a masterpiece of Nara Shoshakai On display are the Zen and the small letters of the Enon.

We will display bronze statues of bronze statues from the Nachiyama Kotsuzuka, and Buddhist essays of Buddha, which were copied to receive the stone majesty of Ishikawa-ishi that is connected to the lineage of Soga.

Asuka Period
According to “Nippon Shoki”, Buddhism came to Japan during the Asuka period, when it was time that the bronze statue of the Buddha Buddha, the accounting theory, etc. were presented by the Holy King (Seimei King) of Baekje in 552 (Senior Emperor 13 years). ing. However, at the present time, “Senior Emperor Shiyoshima 10th December 12th” and “Gonjoji Zen Enoki” (the description of the formation and change of the former Kouji Temple) of “Kamimiya Seitoku Pope emperor’s theory” (biography of Shotoku Taiko) It seems that many people think that Buddhism was transmitted in 538 (Londay, Tensei Emperor 3 years) based on the “England draft Harumi Gifu Niwa Emperor 7th December December”.

Emperor Tenbu built Daikandai-ji Temple (later Da’an-ji Temple), and Emperor Tenno built Yakushi-ji Temple. Such a movement reached the peak at the time of Emperor Seitake.

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Nara period
In China and Japan, with the development of Buddhism, a decree (monk ordinance) was introduced in which the control of monks (not the control of Buddhism itself) was defined in the law.

Many of these were called the Nanto Rokushu, such as San-an, Seishon, Hoso-mune, Shish-a-mune, Ritsu-mune, and Kagunzoku. Also, Emperor Shomu gave up his place to Emperor Takamu and went home. Because of the influence of his wife Gwangmei and Empress, Seongmu ordered the construction of Kokubunji and Kokubunshi-ji, and built a great Buddha in Todai-ji Temple, which is the Kokubun-ji Temple of Yamato. The Emperor Takeshi, who came home, called it “The Three Treasures”. As Buddhism has taken root, the fact that the Japanese gods are also thought to be the kingdom where Buddha appeared as an incarnation takes place, and the main land (Buddha) of various gods is defined, and the statues are produced in the form of a monk There was However, when Buddhist law flourished, monks ignoring the law etc. increased this time, and Kanshin was invited during the time of Emperor Seitake. Kanshin set up a board at Todai-ji Temple and gave the monks a commandment. Emperor Seitake also gave commandments from Kanshin. Kanshin erected Toshodai-ji and lived there.

Tokyo National Museum

The Tokyo National Museum is a comprehensive museum in Japan, which collects and stores cultural assets across a wide area of ​​the region, especially in Japan, for viewing by the public, and conducts related research and education and extension projects etc. The purpose is to preserve and utilize cultural properties, which are valuable national property.

From April 1, 2007, the National Administrative Agency National Museum of Tokyo National Museum and the National Institute for Cultural Properties were integrated, and the National Administrative Agency National Cultural Heritage Organization was launched. Under the new corporation, we will promote the preservation and utilization of cultural assets, which are valuable national property, more efficiently and effectively.