Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Japanese Buddhism

No description

Sarah White

on 4 May 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Japanese Buddhism

S. C. White, Spring 2013 Japanese Buddhism History Japanese Religions 83.9% Shintoism
71.4% Buddhism
2.0% Christianity
7.8% Other Buddhist Influences on Japanese Culture Grace at meals
Daily greetings
The Game of Janken (Rock, Paper, Scissors)
Furoshiki (Japanese Wrapping Cloth)
Daruma Dolls
Furo (The Japanese Bath) Works Cited "A Guide to Japanese Buddhism." A Guide to Japanese Introduction
to Japan Initially rejected- already had Shinto Influential Soga clan saw benefits 538, C.E. by Korean kingdom Shinto shrine Prince Shotoku's Support Circa 598, C.E., declared as official religion Issued 17-Article Constitution in 604, C.E.-Buddhism & Confucianism Ordered government to build many Buddhist temples Horyu-ji
temple The Nara Period 710-784, C.E. National Buddhist temples, kokubunji, were built in every province Center of culture- other uses Six schools, not independent sects Todai-ji temple The Heian Period 794-1185, C.E. Introduction of Tendai Buddhism Establishment of a Mahyana Ordination Platform Introduction of Shingon Buddhism Rising power of Tendai and Shingon The Kamakura Period 1192-1333, C.E. The Muromachi Period 1336-1573, C.E. The Momoyama Period 1573-1603, C.E. The Edo Period 1603-1867, C.E. Under Imperial Japan 1868-1945, C.E. Contemporary Japan 1945-Present Total exceeds 100% because many people belong to both Shintoism and Buddhism Honen and Pure Land Buddhism & Opposition Introduction of Rinzai & Soto Zen Nichiren & the Lotus Sutra Flourishing of culture Powerful Buddhist institutions and secluded Zen temples Suppression of Buddhism by Oda Nobunaga Isolation of Japan and the Proscription of Christianity Rise of Shinto and Confucianism Proscription of Buddhism in the Meiji Era Buddhism and military expansionism Embracing the nature of Buddhism Buddhism. Japan Buddhist Federation, 2004. Web. 20 Apr. 2013. "The World Factbook-Japan." CIA. CIA, Apr. 2013. Web. 20 Apr. 2013.
Full transcript