THE SHOSO-IN, TODAI-JI, NARA CIRCA 756. PHOTO: IMPERIAL HOUSEHOLD AGENCY – TAASA Review March 2014
history of Shoso-in collection is fortunately well documented.
During the reign of the second Tempyo emperor Shomu (r.
724â€“ 749) the court actively sent envoys abroad and was host to a number of international visitors, including Buddhist teachers...