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Written as a better half to Eliot's 3-volume Hinduism and Buddhism, this identify starts off with a short survey of Buddhism as practiced in India and China ahead of delving deep into the background of Buddhism in Japan. It strains the evolution of the Buddhist stream in Japan from its "official" advent in advert 552, during the Nara, Heian and Tokugawa sessions, detailing the increase of some of the Buddhist sects in Japan, together with Nichiren and Zen. completely researched and well-written, it was once the final paintings released via Eliot, one of many nice students of jap faith and philosophy on the time.

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