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Subject:Japanese Scroll
Posted By: Yana Thu, Sep 19, 2019 IP: 2604:2000:8248:a600:

Hi everyone,

Again Im looking for your help!
Id be happy to get any information about this scroll, I know it's a long text, but maybe I can get just an idea of what written here and maybe the name of the author.

Thank you in advance,

Subject:Re: Japanese Scroll
Posted By: I.Nagy Sat, Oct 05, 2019

This is a humorous promissory note written to the King of Hell (Enma - Yama) and jointly signed by three Buddhist monks.
Title: 借用証 - Shakuyō-shō Promisory certificate (Right side) to
閻魔大王殿 - Enma-daiō Dono - Enma King of Hell -(Bold letters, Left side)
Dated in the 1st Year of Bodhi (Buddhist) Enlightenment
菩提発心元年 - Bodai Hosshin-gannen - (Little bit enigmatic)
Sinature under the skull reads,
無常庵 法楽戲青 - Mujōan Hōraku -gishō - Mujōan, Pleasurer of the Pious Life
Upper seal,
無常庵 - Mujōan
Lower. leisure seal,
法楽 - Hōraku

With regards,

Subject:Re: Japanese Scroll
Posted By: Yana Sat, Oct 05, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time and translate it I.Nagy-san,

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