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Japan"s new Buddhism

Kiyoaki MURATA

Japan"s new Buddhism

an objective account of Soka Gakkai

by Kiyoaki MURATA

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Published by Walker/Weatherhill in New York & Tokyo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementforeword by Daisaku Ikeda.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,194p.
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20031311M

When the shogunate took power in the 's, and the administrative capital moved to Kamakura, new forms of Buddhism arrived. The most popular was Zen, known in China as Chan and in Korea as Seon. Zen Buddhism was completely different, and it was the . The culture of Japan has changed greatly over the millennia, from the country's prehistoric Jōmon Period, to its contemporary modern culture, which absorbs influences from Asia, Europe, and North America.. Japan's indigenous culture originates primarily from the Yayoi people who settled in Japan between BCE to CE. Yayoi culture quickly spread to the main island of Honshū, mixing.

Japan's Religions | Contents: Question in the Zen Texts; Introduction to Buddhism; Higher Buddhism; Nirvana; Dust; Within the Circle; By Force of Karma; Idea of Preexistence; Pilgrimage to Enoshima; Ancient Cult; Religion of the Home; Development of Shinto; Worship and Purification; Some Thoughts About Ancestor Worship; Kitsuki, The Most Ancient Shrine of Japan. In Japan occupied Manchuria, and in it launched a full-scale invasion of China. Japan attacked US forces in - triggering America's entry into World War II - and soon occupied much of East and Southeast Asia. After its defeat in World War II, Japan recovered to become an economic power and an ally of the US.

  SHINTO IN HISTORY: Ways of the Kami, edited by John Breen and Mark Teeuwen. Richmond, Surrey, U.K.: Curzon Press, , pp., 45 British pounds (cloth);.   Inspired by the aesthetics and principles of traditional Zen Buddhism, Japan’s new minimalists say their transformation to simple living has freed them to spend time on other pursuits.


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