Interactions with Japanese Buddhism - Explorations and Viewpoints in Twentieth Century Kyōto - Michael Pye

Interactions with Japanese Buddhism - Explorations and Viewpoints in Twentieth Century Kyōto - Michael Pye

19. The Pure Land of Beauty

Interactions with Japanese Buddhism - Explorations and Viewpoints in Twentieth Century Kyōto - Michael Pye

Yanagi Sōetsu † [+-]
Philosopher
Yanagi Sōetsu (1889-1961, aka Yanagi Muneyoshi) Japanese philosopher and founder of the mingei (folk craft) movement in Japan in the late 1920s and 1930s.

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In this essay, Yanagi, who was a driving force in the Japanese folk art revival, finds the Pure Land not only in consciousness but also in material objects of everyday life.

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Sōetsu †, Yanagi. 19. The Pure Land of Beauty. Interactions with Japanese Buddhism - Explorations and Viewpoints in Twentieth Century Kyōto. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 183-206 Nov 2012. ISBN 9781908049193. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=28540. Date accessed: 09 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.28540. Nov 2012

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