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Unformatted text preview: ijiri—even warriors who became hijiri) 5. “New” “Schools” of Medieval Era:
reaction to problems.
First Japanese Buddhist Lineages: Tendai
and Shingon. Tendai: Catholic approach, emphasis
on Lotus Sutra. 利利利利利利 (Enryakuji Temple, on Mount Hiei, center of Tendai 天天 ) Shingon: Esoteric Buddhism; initiation =
verbal formulae (Sk. mantra), hand
gestures, meditation to attain
Buddhahood in this body. 利利利利利利 (Entrance to Kongobuji temple, center of Shingon 天天 ) 利利 利利 (“Golden Hall” and “Great Reliquary” at Kongobuji) 利利利 (Oku-no-in cemetery at Kongobuji) (Monks performing esoteric rite at Kongobuji) Limitation of “Protestant Reformation”
New schools: emphasis on “singlepractice” methods: I) Hōnen (1133-1212): Pure Land
Lineage: Faith in Pure Land Buddha,
recitation of Name (namu Amida
Butsu 天天天天天天 )—in Final Age ( 天天 ) (Gold-plated wooden image of Pure Land Buddha, surrounded by attendant bodhisattvas (~1052); roughly 3 meters...
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