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Friday, December 13, 2013

Buddhist Cosmological Map Sekai dais no zu (Buddhist Cosmological Map). Japan: 1830 This map represents the Buddhist mythological and real worlds. The upper half of the map depicts the seven great forests interwoven with seven rivers, the Sun God Palace, and the 'Great Jambu Tree.' The tree is described as 10,000 miles high and bearing the most delicious fruits. Only those who cultivated the divine power can visit the tree. The central section is the Sun God Palace in heaven.

Simeon De Witt's Star map - 1780
Simeon De Witt's Star map - 1780

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14th century Textile- Italy
14th century Textile- Italy

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RoyChiu / Taiwanese
RoyChiu / Taiwanese

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Map of Jericho in the 14th century Farhi Bible by Elisha ben Avraham Crescas.
Map of Jericho in the 14th century Farhi Bible by Elisha ben Avraham Crescas.

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Buddhist Cosmological Map Sekai dais no zu (Buddhist Cosmological Map). Japan: 1830 This map represents the Buddhist mythological and real worlds. The upper half of the map depicts the seven great forests interwoven with seven rivers, the Sun God Palace, and the 'Great Jambu Tree.' The tree is described as 10,000 miles high and bearing the most delicious fruits. Only those who cultivated the divine power can visit the tree. The central section is the Sun God Palace in heaven.
Buddhist Cosmological Map    Sekai dais no zu (Buddhist Cosmological Map). Japan: 1830    This map represents the Buddhist mythological and real worlds. The upper half of the map depicts the seven great forests interwoven with seven rivers, the Sun God Palace, and the 'Great Jambu Tree.' The tree is described as 10,000 miles high and bearing the most delicious fruits. Only those who cultivated the divine power can visit the tree. The central section is the Sun God Palace in heaven.

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