[Image: "Mandala of the Ten Realms" (partial), Edo period, Private collection]

Tales of Buddhist Saints

Ryukoku Museum
Until Jun 19
This special exhibition focuses is on the most active Buddha supporters and disciples. It introduces their historical legacies in India, Southeast Asia, and East Asia, as well as their unique historical episodes.

[Related Events]
Lecture "Life in a Monastery"
Date: May 14 (Sat)
Venue: Room 101, East Bldg., Omiya Campus, Ryukoku University
Lecturer: Isao Nishitani (Curator, Sennyuji Temple Museum)
Admission: Free (ticket required), advance reservation required

Lecture "Disciples of the Buddha"
Date: May 21 (Sat)
Venue: Room 101, East Bldg., Omiya Campus, Ryukoku University
Lecturer: Kan Sasaki (Professor, Hanazono University)
Admission: Free (ticket required), advance registration required

Special Program "Sekihoji Temple, Kyoto walk"
Date: June 4 (Sat) 13:00-15:30
Venue: Around Sekihoji Temple, Fushimi-ku area
Fee: 2,500 yen, advance registration required
*In Japanese. Please visit the official website for more details and registration.



Apr 23 (Sat) 2022-Jun 19 (Sun) 2022

Venue Hours

Closed on Monday
Open on a public holiday Monday but closed on the following day.
FeeAdults ¥1300; University Students and High School Students ¥900; Junior High and Elementary School Students ¥500; Persons with Disability Certificates + 1 Companion free.
VenueRyukoku Museum
Location17 Maruya-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 600-8399
Access12 minute walk from the Central exit of JR Kyoto Station, 12 minute walk from exit 8 at Gojo Station on the Karasuma subway line; From the Central exit of JR Kyoto Station, take the #9, #28 or #75 bus get off at Nishi Honganji-mae. The venue is 2 minute walk from there.