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Buddhism in Japan by city

Buddhist temples in Japan

Japanese Buddhists

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441 news items

RocketNews24

RocketNews24
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 23:01:38 -0800

Types of Buddhism in Japan. ▽ A zen rock garden. rock garden. While Zen Buddhism is most familiar to people in the West, in Japan there are many popular sects including Zen, Shingon, Pureland, Nichiren and Tendai. There are at least a dozen other ...
 
NPR
Sun, 22 Nov 2015 04:36:24 -0800

MARTIN: Before we begin to kind of unpack what's to account for those changes, can you give us some historical context about the role of Buddhism in Japan historically? READER: It's the religion of death. When I first was in Japan, I was talking to a ...
 
MetroNews Canada
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:52:30 -0800

You'll get an off-beat, rainbow-tinted comedy romp through the country's entire historical timeline in exactly nine minutes. Wurtz's history highlights include the story of how a "rich hipster" revolutionized the religion of Buddhism in Japan, and how ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Thu, 05 Nov 2015 20:30:08 -0800

Bunkei Shibata, the head priest at the 300-year-old Kaigenji temple, practices Zen meditation. Photograph: Justin McCurry for the Guardian. Justin McCurry in Chikuma. Thursday 5 November 2015 23.29 EST Last modified on Thursday 5 November 2015 ...

CounterPunch

CounterPunch
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 01:10:15 -0800

But proponents of “Critical Buddhism” in Japan have proposed that the reason lies in the Ch'an and Zen teaching of “original enlightenment”—the understanding that “sentient beings are originally Buddha's.” Thus, if slaves and clear-cut hillsides are ...

Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 15:26:53 -0800

I'd learned that Shinto is more or less a collection of indigenous folk beliefs and practises, many of which pre-date the arrival of Buddhism in Japan from China, and that Shinto focuses on the veneration of ancestors and kami, the myriad spirits of ...
 
Nikkei West
Sun, 17 Jan 2016 12:15:00 -0800

It is considered today one of the most widely practiced forms of Buddhism in Japan and California. “I was ordained as a Kyoshi (Teacher) Minister last June,” Shibata said. “Prior to that, I was a graduate student at the Institute of Buddhist Studies ...

The Japan Times

The Japan Times
Sun, 11 Oct 2015 02:14:20 -0700

In an age of declining interest in Buddhism in Japan, especially among younger generations, Gomyo believes it is becoming increasingly important for the dharma to be spread in a way that is meaningful. “By expressing Buddhism through hip-hop culture ...
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