The oldest Zen temple in Kyoto, Japan, is now firmly rooted in the future with the launch of the MR Museum on Thursday.

Produced by hakuhodo-VRAR, a new HoloLens experience at Kyoto’s Kennin-ji Zen temple turns what was static imagery and art into living history, including a holographic Zen Buddhist monk to explain what you’re seeing.

Using the HoloLens, visitors get to see the 400-year-old painting “The Folding Screen of Fujin and Raijin (Wind God and Thunder God Screens)” by Tawaraya Sotatsu come to life before their very eyes.

The temple dates back to the second year of the Kennin Era (A… more

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