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Japanese Buddhist prints

Japanese Buddhist prints

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Published by Harry N. Abrams Inc. in cooperation with Kodansha International Ltd. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

"The text which was originally a cooperative effort of a number of Japan"s foremost experts in this field, has been reworked in English ....".

Statementby Mosaku Ishida [et al..] ; English adaption by Charles S. Terry.
ContributionsIshida, Masaku., Terry, Charles S.
The Physical Object
Pagination196p. :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18462336M
ISBN 100870110055
OCLC/WorldCa233143974

A History of Japanese Buddhism. xii. JAPANeSe CAleNDAr Since the 1 January , Japan has used the Gregorian calendar. Prior to that a lunisolar calendar was in use, similar to that used . Woodblock printing was invented in China around CE and was probably introduced to Japan sometime in the 7th century, when it was used to mass-produce sacred Buddhist texts, or sutras. Japan’s earliest surviving printed Buddhist texts are the small printed charms, or darani (Skt. dharani), that were commissioned by the Japanese .

Buddhism in Japan has been practiced since its official introduction in CE according to the Nihon Shoki from Baekje, Korea, by Buddhist monks. Buddhism has had a major influence on the development of Japanese society and remains an influential aspect of the culture to this day.. Buddhism is the religion in Japan with most adherents, with % of Japanese . This book introduces the central themes in and the main figures of Japanese Buddhist philosophy. Two sections, one on the general topics relevant to Japanese Buddhist philosophy and another reads the work of the main Japanese Buddhist .

The Buddhist clergy, trained by the Chinese and the Koreans, succeeded to an astonishing extent in adapting both art and doctrines to Japanese requirements. This world religion in its Chinese form was brought to Japan in A.D. by the Korean clergy, who had been converted to Buddhism . The general name for that category of books that is said to give the words of the Buddha is. The school of Chinese and Japanese Buddhism, which sees the Buddha as a divine savior, whose name the believer must constantly repeat with devotion, is Elements of Buddhism, as interpreted in Japanese woodblock prints.


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