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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...