Sosho Yamada

山田 宗正


The 27th chief Priest of Shinjuan, Daitokuji Temple Kyoto. He thinks it is useless if people do not come visit temples, and so he invites people to his place and cook for the guests, go down in the city, and appear in TV and magazines often, such a character. Shinjuan in Daitokuji-temple is founded by famous 'Ikkyu' monk and the venue is also special in the historical Daitokuji-temple. In 2017 when he renewed fusuma partition of Tohaku Hasegawa (1539-1610), he chose Manga and animation creators. One of the artists Isamu Kamikokuryo and monk Yamada will talk about Zen spirit and creativity.