At the center of the mandala is Amidha Buddha, surrounded by other golden holy figures on clouds, indicated by the rings around their heads. On the ground surrounding the figures are seated men and women in variously colored robes. At the center and front of the holy beings is a man dressed in a grey robe seated under an awning. One of the holy figures is offering him a lotus blossom.
Behind the Buddha is a temple. To the left and right of this are partial views of smaller buildings. The background of the image also contains buildings and mountains, partially obscured by mist. Among the back mountains is a trail of clouds with other holy figures heading into the sky.
A mandala depicting a view of the area around Taima Temple which is at the foot of Nijo Mountains, southeast of Osaka. This piece is unique because it also includes a narrative uniting the temple's principal deity, the Buddha Amida, and one of the famous residents of the temple, Chujohime. The Buddha is welcoming Chujohime to paradise, surrounded by nuns and laymen serving as witnesses.
An image of an elagantly dressed woman in a complex kimono. The kimono consists of various flower images along the base and near the back. The lowest level of material depicts blue flowers with butterflies. Near the back of the kimono are yellow, orange, white, and blue flowers. In this same area are two crests. Another segment of the kimono, shown at the front, displays red and white stripes. The woman also wears high black sandles which can be seen poking out beneath the kimono and an elaborate gold headpiece. Behind her is a small figure, possibly a male attendant, looking up and behind the woman at the white flowers shown in the top left corner of the image. The attendant wears a blue kimono and hat with flower print and the same red and white striped material around his waist. A text inscription is above the attendant's head.
The "Outlaws of the Marsh" is a piece of classical Chinese literature. The core plot behind the story is called "108 Stars of Destiny." In this portion of the story, it is told that 108 demons were reborn as 108 heroes. The image of this woman is designed to represent one of these 108 heroes from the story, though which one is unclear.