The Buddhist Sects of Japan: Their History, Philosophical by E Steinilber-Oberlin

By E Steinilber-Oberlin

The philosophy of Buddhism, originating in India, has gone through massive adjustments in its adoption within the some distance East. It has, in Japan, assumed a simpler point, and has come to play a major position within the lifestyle of motion. yet during this technique jap Buddhism has cut up itself into many sects with drastically differing doctrines, although all profess a style destined to raise the soul and a mode of motion. the knowledge of this religious move is a vital key to the certainty of the modern jap frame of mind, and The Buddhist Sects of Japan offers the 1st whole account of it within the English language.

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