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Unformatted text preview: down Amitabana (Amida) – deity that brings people to the “pure land” Nara – covered most of the 8 th century, first time that japan became unified More sustained contact with China Became more self conscious about its religious traditions Began to import Buddhism at the aristocratic level Shinto began to develop Many did not see Shinto as a discrete institutionalized religion Two schools of Buddhism at this time Tendai Shingon...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2010 for the course RELS 1001 taught by Professor Lane during the Spring '10 term at Minnesota.
- Spring '10