Prayers and Their Images From Horyuji: Praying for Recovery From the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake/ Ten Years of Recovery Since the Mid-Niigata Prefecture Earthquake

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Horyuji Temple has been a place of prayers taught by Prince Shotoku since the Asuka period. This exhibition presents some 70 treasures from the temple including paintings and sculptures with prayers for recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake and in remembrance of the Mid-Niigata Prefecture Earthquake that occurred 10 years ago.

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Talk “Prince Shotoku and Japanese Culture”
DAte: Apr. 26 (Sat) 14:00–14:45
Free
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from April 26, 2014 to June 22, 2014
Open on April 28 (Mon) and May 5 (Mon). Closed on May 7 (Wed).

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