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Unformatted text preview: Buddhism- bud incorporates practices • Zen Buddhism • Developed in china- sanskrit word for meditation- focus is mediatioan although have a rich temple life- says you can live a religious life outside confines of temple- • Less rigorous than normal Buddhism- you can meet the Buddha anywhere, its all around us- • This school became reasonably popular- another monk travelled to china and introduced practice of koan (a conundrum) a question that has no answer- designed to startlye you out of your everyday complacency and make you wonder about the world- various riddles are famous • Shariden of engakuji- Major shrine patronized by regency- the reliquary has in it the actual tooth of the Buddha- the bell- national treasure- Shinto • Hachimangu- shinto shrine- hachiman- means the temple, palace building- Shinto god of agriculture- good harves tont he land etc- becomes identified with imperial fam by 4th cent- the thread of the empirial family- takes hachiman as their protected diety- by this time, it is a syncretic diety (functions in Buddhist and Shinto faiths) regarded as the god of war, but more a tuteral...
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