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おんどとりイズム

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Yosuke

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The Obaku sect is one of Japan’s three major Zen Buddhism sects with its head temple Manpuku-ji located in Uji City, Kyoto. Manpuku-ji was founded about 350 years ago. The main building survived a number of natural disasters and the ravages of war remaining as was founded and has been designated as an important national cultural property. The temple also houses several treasured articles which have been designated as important cultural assets as well. We heard that our data loggers were being used in their “Bunkaden” building where these treasures are stored and exhibited, so we took a trip to Uji to find out more about how they are using our loggers. We spoke with Mr. Nobutaka Hisatsune, the main priest at Manpuku-ji. * Zen is a type of Buddhism which stresses the use of meditation as a way of training and finding enlightenment. Date: February 28, 2019 Place: Obaku Manpuku-ji Temple (Uji City, Kyoto) Models in Use: RTR-500NW, RTR-503, RTR-574-H Purpose: Managing temperature, humidity and illuminance of treasured property Q: First of all, could you give us a short introduction to Obaku Manpuku-ji Temple (from here Manpuku-ji)? Mr. Hisatsune: Of course. Manpuku-ji was founded about 350 years ago in

Ryota

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Kunōzan Tōshō-gū Shrine in Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture, built for enshrining Tokugawa Ieyasu as its main deity, was the first of the Tōshō-gū Shrines built in Japan. We got word that T&D products were being used to monitor and manage temperature and humidity in exhibits at the museum attached to the Kunōzan Tōshō-gū Shrine and decided to find out more. We sat down and talked with Ms. Miyagijima, a curator and licensed Shinto priestess, who is in charge of of data logging for the museum. Date December 04, 2018 Place Kunōzan Tōshō-gū Museum in Shizuoka Prefecture Models in Use TR-72Ui (14 units) Purpose Temperature and humidity management of museum materials and exhibits Q: First of all, can you tell us a little about Kunōzan Tōshō-gū Museum? The museum houses about 2000 pieces, including personal items of Tokugawa Ieyasu, as well as a large collection of swords and armor from throughout the period of the Tokugawa shogunate. We have probably the most extensive collection of armor from successive generations of anywhere in Japan. Q: How did the all of these important historical pieces from Ieyasu and the armor come to be here? All of the pieces were given over as offerings