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Mysterious Stories of Kannon Bodhisattva in Ukiyoe

About one hundred and sixty years ago, a series of ukiyoe of Kannon Pilgrimage woodblook prints was published that became immensely popular. This database intends to present the pictures of the Kannon reigenki vividly and to interpret their miraculous legends.

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(As of January 2002)



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