Hannya - Origin and Meaning of Hannya Mask

Hannya - History and Meaning of Hannya Mask. Noh is classical Japanese musical drama based on tales from traditional literature performed since the 14th century. In the story, supernatural creature transforms into human shape and tells the story. The actors tell a story through gestures and appearance in masks.…

Hannya-ji - Wikipedia

Hannya is a phonetic rendering of prajñā, the Sanskrit term for wisdom or insight. History. According to temple tradition, Ekan, a monk from Goguryeo, founded the monastic complex of Hannyadai (般若 …Affiliation: Shingon Ritsu…

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ORIGIN: Hannya originate from the Sanskrit term for wisdom—specifically Prajñāpāramitā, the highest form of Buddhist wisdom which leads to enlightenment. The juxtaposition of the highest form of wisdom and creatures who represent direct opposition to that wisdom comes from ……

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Hannya (般若, Hannya) is a yokai from Japanese folklore.In more popular terms, Hannya is the name of the Japanese mask, but Hannya is also a type of Japanese demon. Description. Hannya refers to demons or oni; more specifically to female demons called kijo—even more specifically to those kijo which appear in noh theater.…