'Sengai and the World of Zen'

Sep 18, 2013

'Sengai and the World of Zen'

by Jordan Sievers

During his life as a monk, Sengai Gibon (1750-1837) was admired for not only his artistic ability but also his modesty and simplistic way of life. Despite his social status, he chose to don an everyday black robe instead of one of distinguished purple ...