||Born in Gero (Gifu pref.)
||Studied Buddhist carving at the atelier
of Busshi Eri Sohei in Kyoto
||Award-winner at Kyoto Traditional Craft
||Trained himself alone in the Hida mountains
to perfect his carving skills.
||Moves to nagoya
||Married and subsequently Traveled abroad
Annually to study Buddhist art (Asian countries U.S.A and European
||Presented his first Exhibition at own
||His personal workshop was built and
||Exhibition at Mitsukoshi Art Gallery,
||Exhibition at Parche , Shizuoka
||Invited by the Korean National University
of Education for a lecture
||Received the Jukai (Buddhist Precepts)
from Kotani Hosho the head priest of Fukudenji Temple. He was then
Given the Buddhist name of Gaun Shomyo'
He also Published the book Raihai butsu no Bi on that year
Exhibition at Yumemido, Nagoya
|| Received his ordination from Master
Ogura Soshun, head Priest of the Zuisenji Temple.
||Published 'Raihaibutsu no Bi 2'
||Opened the second Shomyoan workshop