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The "Ascetic Shakuhachi" Historical Evidence Research Web Pages

Introduction & Guide to the Documentation & Critical Study of Ascetic, Non-Dualistic Shakuhachi Culture, East & West:
Historical Chronology, Philology, Etymology, Vocabulary, Terminology, Concepts, Ideology, Iconology & Practices

By Torsten Mukuteki Olafsson • トーステン 無穴笛 オーラフソンデンマーク • Denmark


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The Kyōto/Kansai Area Sources

To be presented in rather more detail and commented further ...

Possibly created during the 1640s?:
Butsu-gen, alt.: Hotoke-goto, "Buddha Words," or: "Buddhist Sayings."

Fuke-shū is not mentioned.

1645 or 1646: Letter from Isshi Bunshu to Sandō Mugetsu.

Fuke-shū is not mentioned.

1664: Music treatise about "strings & bamboo" by Nakamura Sōsan, Kyōto.

Fuke-shū is not mentioned.

a. 1680?: Kyotaku denki, "History of the Imitated Bell."

Fuke-shū is not mentioned.

1694: Myōan-ji document, the oldest reliably dated known.
Signed Komusō honji Kyōto Kyorei-zan Myōan-ji,
虚無僧本寺 京都虚霊山 明暗寺,
"Komusō mother temple Kyōto Empty Spirit Mountain Myōan-ji."

Fuke-shū is not mentioned.

1703 & 1705: Two formal documents regarding and confirming the Myōan-ji c/o Kōkoku-ji "mother-child" temple relationship.

Fuke-shū is not mentioned.

1735: Kyorei-zan engi narabi ni sankyorei-fu ben.

Fuke-shū is not mentioned.

1752 (not 1659!): A Myōan-ji document with 23 paragraphs.

Fuke-shū is not mentioned.

1795: Kyotaku denki kokujikai, "History of the Imitated Bell Translated into Japanese."
Contains rhe original text of the Kyotaku denki, "History of the Imitated Bell."

Fuke-shū is not mentioned in the entire work at all.

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