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5 news items

 
The Japan Times
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:56:15 -0700

It is interesting to see how some kaidan tales were also used to promote Buddhism in Japan. Is that common in eastern Asia? Were kaidan chosen due to their popularity even among the upper classes of society? That's a big question, maybe too big for ...
 
Tryon Daily Bulletin
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:03:50 -0700

The influence of Taoist tradition on Buddhism in China led eventually to Zen Buddhism in Japan, with its focus on achieving a state of enlightenment through direct insight. The earliest practitioners of this art were highly disciplined monks trained in ...
 
Anime News Network
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:56:15 -0700

Not so with Shintoism, and as we saw later, Buddhism in Japan. It's fascinating to me, and I'm sure someone more knowledgeable than me could bang out a great thesis paper about it or something. Anyway. I really liked the laid-back transparency of the ...
 
Asahi Shimbun
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 01:37:30 -0700

The famed 1,300-kilometer route in Shikoku takes pilgrims and tourists to 88 temples, following in the footsteps of the monk Kukai (774-835), founder of the Shingon sect of Buddhism in Japan. THE ASAHI SHIMBUN. pilgrimage · Shikoku region · Tokushima ...

The Daily Meal

The Daily Meal
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:26:15 -0700

Set up high in the mountains, Mount Koya is the center of Buddhism in Japan. Here you'll find more of a traditional Japan with tons of temples, gardens and lots of nature. You can house with monks during your stay and they'll prepare you delicious ...
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