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Collection Librarian: Amy Bryant. Please send comments or content corrections to Michael Thiedeman, Professor of Art, Earlham College, Richmond, IN 47374 USA. email address:
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
8 X 11 inches. Woodblock print depicting irises and grasshopper.
Wood with silver inlay.
Bronze wine warmer. The lid is in the form of a mountain with chased designs of immortals prancing about the hillocks.
A couple has come to pray at the Tomb Shrine of the mother of Zar Zari Zar Baksh to petition her for help in conceiving a child. The prayers of women at these two shrines are thought to be more efficacious than those of men. So many women make the…
Within a few yards of the tomb shrine of Zar Zari Zar Baksh lies the tomb shrine of his mother, also understood to intercede with God on the behalf of pilgrims. Women pilgrims often pray to her to help them conceive a child.
The doorway opens into a closed circular room housing a sarcophagus to represent the tomb of the saint, Zar Zari Zar Baksh. A domed roof covers this tomb shrine. Men enter this room and pray next to the tomb while women pray at the doorway. Both…
After walking up the stairs and through the arched main entranceway to the dargah, one enters the courtyard which leads to another set of steps and another arched entrance. Behind that doorway lies the tomb of the saint, Zar Zari Zar Baksh, and a…
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