Flashcards in Japanese Vocab Deck (14)
a school of Mahayana Buddhism that originated in China during the 6th century.
megalithic tombs in Japan, constructed between the early 3rd century and the early 7th century AD.
meaning divinity or the supreme being.
the indigenous spirituality of Japan and the people of Japan. It is a set of practices, to be carried out diligently, to establish a connection between present day Japan and its ancient past.
a clear or colored wood finish that dries by solvent evaporation.
tories about the previous lives of Shakyamuni, the historical Buddha
type of Japanese art that was popular from the 16th century; particularly in the form of color woodblock prints
combines a variety of elements into a stylistic whole, with each particular element the product of generations of refinement according to the central Buddhist, Shinto, and minimalist aspects of Noh's aesthetic principles
printing from hand engraved or carved blocks of wood or linoleum
various materials are arranged and stuck to a backing
master block in the production of a colored woodblock print, which requires different blocks for each color. It is a flat piece of wood with the entire design carved or drawn on its surface.
multicolored painted decoration applied to any part of a building, sculpture, or piece of furniture.
pictorial representations in any media that represents scenes or events from everyday life.