1. My 49 years have passed like one night’s dream. The glories of my life are no more than a cup of sake.
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    Uesugi Kenshin Death Poem

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uesugi_Kenshin

     
  2. Finally, while not truly armor nor armament, a very common item wielded by the mobs of Ikkō-ikki monk warriors was a banner with a Buddhist slogan written upon it. Some of the more common slogans included the nembutsu chant “Homage to Amida Buddha!” (Namu Amida Butsu; 南無阿弥陀仏) and “Renounce this defiled world and attain the Pure Land”.
     
  3. 22:30 26th Sep 2014

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    fernsandmoss:


Nobuyoshi Araki

    fernsandmoss:

    Nobuyoshi Araki

     
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    fer1972:

    Today’s Classic: The Veiled Virgin of Giovanni Strazza (1818-1875)

     
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    inland-delta:

Gustave Doré, The Monkey and the Dolphin, 1870

    inland-delta:

    Gustave Doré, The Monkey and the Dolphin, 1870

     
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    hoeirl:

Hisashi Eguchi

    hoeirl:

    Hisashi Eguchi