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18 Apr 2008

Buddhism In Thirteenth Century Japan

Tutorials/exercises - 2 pages - Ancient history

In 794, Emperor Kammu of Japan moved the capital from Nara to Heian, in an attempt to separate the in-fluential Buddhist sects of Nara from the state. This led to the development of Heian Buddhism, which is identified by the idea that everyone can attain Buddhahood. Even with this belief, the...