1710 First Japanese Buddhist Map of the World Showing Europe America and Africa Greeting Card

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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 110 lb. paper stock.

 

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a seminal map of extreme significance. this is the first japanese printed map to depict the world greeting cards, including europe and america greeting cards, from a buddhist cosmographical perspective. printed by woodblock in 1710 (hoei 7) greeting cards, this map was composed by the buddhist monk rokashi hotan. inspired by the 1653 publication of si-yu-ki greeting cards, a pilgrimage narrative of the chinese monk hsuang-tsang's (602-604) travels to india in search of sacred sanskrit writings greeting cards, rokashi hotan's map attempts to update buddhist mythological cartography greeting cards, as exemplified in the 1634 manuscript map gotenjikuzu (map of the five regions of india) greeting cards, to correspond with the si-yu-ki greeting cards, as well as with contemporary and ancient religious texts greeting cards, chinese annals greeting cards, travel narratives greeting cards

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1710 First Japanese Buddhist Map of the World Showing Europe America and Africa by Paul Fearn

A seminal map of extreme significance. This is the first Japanese printed map to depict the world, including Europe and America, from a Buddhist cosmographical perspective. Printed by woodblock in 1710 (Hoei 7), this map was composed by the Buddhist monk Rokashi Hotan. Inspired by the 1653 publication of Si-yu-ki, a pilgrimage narrative of the Chinese monk Hsuang-Tsang's (602-604) travels to India in search of sacred Sanskrit writings, Rokashi Hotan's map attempts to update Buddhist mythological cartography, as exemplified in the 1634 manuscript map Gotenjikuzu (Map of the Five Regions of India), to correspond with the Si-yu-ki, as well as with contemporary and ancient religious texts, Chinese annals, travel narratives, and even some...

About the Artist - Paul Fearn

Paul Fearn

My passion is Photography and Aviation or is that Aviation and Photography ! I hope you enjoy my photographs.

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