Buddhist tradition in India, China & Japan

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StatementEdited by Wm. Theodore De Bary. With the collaboration of Yoshito Hakeda and Philip Yampolsky and with contributions by A. L. Basham, Leon Hurvitz, and Ryusaku Tsunoda.
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One of the great world religions, it is divided into two main schools: the Theravada or Hinayana in Sri Lanka and SE Asia, and the Mahayana in China, Mongolia, Korea, and Japan. Books; Buddhist Tradition in India, China and Japan; Buddhist Tradition in India, China and Japan by De Bary, William Theodore.

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According to the Book of Liang, which was written infive Buddhist monks from Gandhara traveled to Japan in At the time, they referred to Japan as Fusang (Chinese: 扶桑; Japanese pronunciation: Fusō), the name of a mythological country to the extreme east beyond the sea. Fusang is located to the east of China, 20, li (1, kilometers) east of the state of Da Han.

This eight-volume set brings together seminal papers in Buddhist studies from a vast range of academic disciplines published over the last forty years. With a new introduction by the editor, this collection is a unique and unrivalled research resource for both student and scholar.

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In China, imported Buddhist knowledge contended with a sophisticated, state-supported system of medicine that was able to retain its influence among the elite.

Further afield in Japan, where Chinese Buddhism and Chinese medicine were introduced simultaneously as part of the country's adoption of civilization from the "Middle Kingdom," the two.

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Buddhism (/ ˈ b ʊ d ɪ z əm /, US: / ˈ b uː d-/) is the world's fourth-largest religion with over million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists. Buddhism encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on original teachings attributed to the Buddha and resulting interpreted originated in.

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Monasteries and temples have been rebuilt in the recent past. Tibetan Buddhism or Lamaism is the major Buddhist influence in China.

Important Buddhist sects in China are the widespread Pure Land sect that came in from India, the Ch’an Men (Zen in Japan), created by the Indian Bodhidharma in A.D, and the T’ien T’ai. Tibet.

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And both in China and Japan, Buddhism faced challenges from indigenous sm benefited China’s Japan’s civilization, and China and Japan also both contributed to Buddhism’s development, it was a reciprocal process.

Buddhism was firstly brought into China from India by missionaries along the Silk Road in the Han Dynasty. often referred to as the 'great Vehicle,' this branch migrated from India into China, then Japan and Korea; during this migration numerous other texts written in other languages became accepted as authoritative; different notion of enlightenment: bodhisattvas postpone final enlightenment out of compassion in order to help others reach enlightenment.

The goddesses are meticulously researched and brilliantly analyzed. Destined to become a classic in the field, Buddhist Goddesses of India leaves no doubt that goddesses have been central, not peripheral, to Buddhism, even from the earliest traceable beginnings of the tradition."—Susan L.

Huntington, author of The Art of Ancient India "A jewel.Buddhism - Buddhism - Historical development: The Buddha was a charismatic leader who founded a distinctive religious community based on his unique teachings. Some of the members of that community were, like the Buddha himself, wandering ascetics.

Others were laypersons who venerated the Buddha, followed certain aspects of his teachings, and provided the .Buddhism - Buddhism - The demise of Buddhism in India: With the collapse of the Pala dynasty in the 12th century, Indian Buddhism suffered yet another setback, from which it did not recover.

Although small pockets of influence remained, the Buddhist presence in India became negligible. Scholars do not know all the factors that contributed to Buddhism’s demise in its homeland.