秋葉山大権現 Akibasan daigongen (The Deity Akiba)
Akiba is a Shinto deity, Hakuin recommended talismanic calligraphy to ward off disaster and secure peace.
17,5 x 91.5 cm
A mantra, the magical written incantation of the name of the Shinto-Buddhist fire God. Here is the final calligraphic style of Hakuin's last years: simple, weighty, profound, showing both brush and ink mastery.