Research of the Books and Documents in the Temples of the Shingon-Sect, the Case of Ninna-ji
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A).
|Allocation Type||Single-year Grants|
|Research Institution||University of Tokyo|
TSUKIMOTO Masayuki University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, Associate Professor, 大学院・人文社会系研究科, 助教授 (60143137)
NUMOTO Katsuaki Hiroshima University, Faculty of Education, Professor, 教育学部, 教授 (40033500)
OKUDA Isao University of the Sacred Heart, Faculty of Letters, Professor, 文学部, 教授 (90007948)
KOBAYASHI Yoshinori Tokushima Bunri University, Faculty of Letters, Professor, 文学部, 教授 (10033474)
AYAMURA Hiroshi Nara National Cultural Properties Research Institute, Department of History, Chief Researcher, 室長 (20000507)
MATSUMOTO Mitsutaka Hiroshima University, Faculty of Letters, Professor, 文学部, 教授 (20157382)
|Project Period (FY)
1997 – 2000
Completed(Fiscal Year 2000)
|Budget Amount *help
¥28,700,000 (Direct Cost : ¥28,700,000)
Fiscal Year 2000 : ¥2,000,000 (Direct Cost : ¥2,000,000)
Fiscal Year 1999 : ¥5,200,000 (Direct Cost : ¥5,200,000)
Fiscal Year 1998 : ¥6,700,000 (Direct Cost : ¥6,700,000)
Fiscal Year 1997 : ¥14,800,000 (Direct Cost : ¥14,800,000)
|Keywords||NINNA-JI TEMPLE / SHINGON SECT / BOOKS / DOCUMENTS / BUDDHIST BOOKS|
Our research is focused on the Mikyozo Collection of Ninna-ji, Kyoto. The collection consists of nearly 20,000 items of Buddhist books and documents. The results of research are as follows :
1. The Mikyozo Collection is one of the largest collections of Buddhist books possesed by Shingon-Sect temples in Japan.
2. Each book or document has been properly classified and has been appropriatly preserved, this classification is considered to be conducted in the 18th century.
3. About 20% of the books and documents of the Mikyozo Collection are written or printed in the Kamakura era (the 13th century and the 1st half of the 14th century) .
4. The number of the books and documents in the Mikyozo Collection has been constantly increased since the 18th century. We assume that there has been the intention of storing up the Mikyozo Collection, Collection of books and documents possessed or written by the prince monks of Ninna-ji.
Research Output (10results)