Kukai Silk Portrait

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James Blake Wiener
published on 12 May 2017
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A painted silk portrait of Kukai or Kobo Daishi (774-835 CE) who was a scholar, poet, and monk who founded Shingon Buddhism in Japan. 14th century CE. (Tokyo National Museum)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, May 12). Kukai Silk Portrait. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6632/kukai-silk-portrait/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Kukai Silk Portrait." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 12, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6632/kukai-silk-portrait/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Kukai Silk Portrait." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 May 2017. Web. 13 Jul 2024.