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Buddhist sects of Japan

Г‰mile Steinilber-Oberlin

Buddhist sects of Japan

their history, philosophical doctrines and sanctuaries

by Г‰mile Steinilber-Oberlin

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

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  • Buddhist sects -- Japan

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    Statementby E. Steinilber-Oberlin ; with the collaboration of Kuni Matsuo ; translated from the French by Marc Logé.
    ContributionsMatsuo, Kuninosuke, 1899-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination303 p. ;
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17184011M

    Nichiren, original name Zennichi, also called Zenshōbō Renchō, posthumous name Risshō Daishi, (born Febru , Kominato, Japan—died Novem , Ikegami), militant Japanese Buddhist prophet who contributed significantly to the adaptation of Buddhism to the Japanese mentality and who remains one of the most controversial and influential figures in Japanese Buddhist .   Tendai has been a syncretistic movement, embracing other Buddhist schools, from Vinaya to Shingon and Zen, as well as Shinto, the indigenous Japanese tradition, but its distinctive focus continues to be the teachings of the Lotus Sutra.

      Many links in the development of Vajrayana Buddhism can be found in a study of Japanese Buddhism. Today’s Himalayan Buddhism is of a later development and has lost the typical “havan” or “homa”. I was delighted to find and to record the continuance of the tradition of “homa” in some of the most important Japanese Buddhist sects.   Of the tens of thousands of Japanese converted to Orthodoxy thanks to his labors, a significant portion were former Buddhists, and amongst his assistants were former Buddhist monks (Bhikkhu), for example, Paul Savabe. The saint studied Buddhism during the first eight years of his time in Japan, when, in his words, he “strove with all diligence to study Japanese .

    ‘Jodo Shinshu’ explores one of Japan’s most powerful Buddhist sects by Matt Treyvaud, The Japan Times, Tokyo, Japan-- Jodo Shinshu, also known in English as “Shin Buddhism,” is usually identified as the most popular denomination of Buddhism in Japan. Founded in the sixth century B.C. by the Indian Prince Siddhartha Gautama, Buddhism is one of the world's most widespread religions. As with all major religions, a .


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The Buddhist Sects of Japan: Their History, Philosophical Doctrines and Sanctuaries 1st Edition. Find all the books, read about the author, and by: 1.

: The Buddhist Sects of Japan (): E. Steinilber-Oberlin: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Books. Go Search EN Hello Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month. But in this process Japanese Buddhism has split itself into many sects with greatly differing doctrines, though all profess a method Buddhist sects of Japan book to elevate the soul and a method of action.

The understanding of this spiritual movement is an important key to the understanding of the contemporary Japanese state of mind, and The Buddhist Sects of Japan gives the Cited by: 1. The Buddhist Sects of Japan Book Description Table of Contents The philosophy of Buddhism, originating in India, has undergone considerable changes in its adoption in the Far East.

It has, in Japan, assumed a more practical aspect, and has come to play an important role in the everyday life of action. The Buddhist Sects of Japan: Their History, Philosophical Doctrines and Sanctuaries.

It follows the development of the Buddhist movement in Japan from its official introduction in Buddhist sects of Japan bookthrough the Nara, Heian and Tokugawa periods, detailing the rises of the various Buddhist sects in Japan, including Nichiren and Edition: 1st Edition.

In Japan, secret oral transmissions, chants, rituals and services have long been identified with esoteric schools of Buddhist faith such as Shingon and Tendai.

Buddhism (bŏŏd´Ĭzəm), religion and philosophy founded in India c BC by Siddhartha Gautama, called the are over million Buddhists worldwide.

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.

A guide to Japanese Buddhism presents the history of Japanese Buddhism and the Buddhism in Japan today. It explains the origins and differences of the numerous schools and sects.

We get the details of how Shinto, Zen and Rinzai Zen, Shinran, Shinshu, Honen, Soto Zen, Taoism and Pure Land Buddhism has evolved and shaped the Japanese society.

Book II History of Japanese Buddhism Book III The Sects and Their Doctrines Index. Emperor enlightenment existence faith first four give given hand held Honen human idea important India influence instance interesting Japan Japanese known Land later learning literature lived Lotus master means mentioned merely mind monasteries 5/5(1).

This "one vehicle" became a key aspect of the doctrines and practices of Tiantai and Tendai Buddhist sects, which subsequently influenced Chán and Zen doctrines and practices.

In Japan, the one-vehicle teaching of the Lotus Sutra also inspired the formation of the Nichiren sect. Written as a companion to Eliot's 3-volume Hinduism and Buddhism this text begins with an overview of Buddhism as practiced in India and China before presenting an in depth account of the history of Buddhism in Japan.

It follows the development of the Buddhist movement in Japan from its official introduction in ADthrough the Nara, Heian and Tokugawa periods. There are several important sects that developed in Japan that are unlike forms of Buddhism found elsewhere in the world.

Very recently some Japanese Buddhists have also become missionaries, and some Japanese sects have spread widely in the modern world. The most conspicuous are Zen and Nichiren Shoshu. OVERVIEW: Modern Japanese Buddhism includes 13 traditional sects and nearly the thirteen, three originated in the Asuka / Nara era, two in the Heian era, and virtually all the rest in the Kamakura number thirteen is rather arbitrary, but follows a Buddhist tradition set earlier in China.

The age of Nara -- The Heian Era, -- The Kamakura age to the Tokugawa age, -- Buddhism since the Tokugawa age -- Sakyamuni -- Mahayana Buddhism -- The Jojitsu and Sanron sects -- The Kusha sect -- The Hosso sect -- The Ritsu sect -- The Kegon sect -- The Tendai sect -- The Shingon sect -- Western pure land teaching in Japan -- The Nichirren sect.

During the early Heian Period, two Buddhist sects were introduced from China: the Tendai sect in by Saicho and the Shingon sect in by Kukai. More sects later branched off the Tendai sect. Among these, the most important ones are mentioned below: Inthe Jodo sect (Pure Land sect) was founded by Honen.

Jodo Shinshu, also known in English as “Shin Buddhism,” is usually identified as the most popular denomination of Buddhism in Japan. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t7cs Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi.

Risshū (律宗), also Ritsu school, is one of the six schools of Nara Buddhism in Japan, noted for its use of the Vinaya textual framework of the Dharmaguptaka, one of the early schools of Buddhism. The Ritsu school was founded in Japan by the blind Chinese priest Jianzhen, better known by his Japanese name traveled to Japan at the request of Japanese.

Another foreign sect of Buddhism, which the Japanese make very much their own, is known in China as Chan and in Japan as Zen (both derive from a Sanskrit word meaning 'meditation').

Zen, reaching Japan from China in the 12th century, lays great emphasis on intuition. Buddhist Sects and Schools. There are many subdivisions within Buddhism, but most can be classified into three major branches: Theravada ("Way of the Elders"), Mahayana ("Greater Vehicle") and Vajrayana ("Diamond Vehicle").

Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism went their separate ways in the first century CE.Jodo Shinshu’s History (浄土真宗) Jodo Shinshu was founded somewhere around the year by Shinran, a respected follower of the founder of Pure Land Buddhism (Jodo Shu) Honen.

Despite the deep respect he showed his master, Shiran came to different conclusions than him through his own studies of texts like the Three Pure Land sutras and the Nirvana Sutra.The Buddhist Sects of Japan by E Steinilber-Oberlin OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries The philosophy of Buddhism, originating in India, has undergone considerable changes in its adoption in the Far East.