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Encyclopedia > East Asian Buddhism
The Aomori Daibutsu (Big Buddha), Aomori, Japan.
The Aomori Daibutsu (Big Buddha), Aomori, Japan.

East Asian Buddhism is a collective term for the schools of Buddhism that developed in the East Asian region, most of which are part of the Mahayana transmission. These include Chinese Buddhism, Korean Buddhism, and Japanese Buddhism. Although strictly speaking, Vietnam is located in Southeast Asia, the character of Vietnamese Buddhism is derived from that of its northern East Asian relatives, rather than the other Southeast Asian countries. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Aomori Waterfront Aomori (青森市; Aomori-shi) is the capital city of Aomori Prefecture (青森県; Aomori-ken), the north end of Honshū. The city faces Mutsu Bay connecting Tsugaru Channel and the Hakkoda Mountains lie in the southern part of Aomori. ... A replica of an ancient statue of Gautama Buddha, found from Sarnath, near Varanasi Buddhism, a religion and philosophy from ancient India, is based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, of the Shakyas. ... Geographic scope of East Asia East Asia is a subregion of Asia that can be defined in either geographical or cultural terms. ... Relief image of the bodhisattva Kuan Yin from Mt. ... This article explores how Buddhism, a Indian origin, has affected and been affected by Chinese culture, politics, literature and philosophy. ... The grounds of Koreas Buryeongsa Temple. ... Japanese Buddhist priest c. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ... Buddhism in Vietnam is Buddhism that had been localized to Vietnam from India and later from China. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ...


East Asian Buddhism can be seen a blending of Mahayana Buddhism with elements of Chinese culture, such as Confucianism and Taoism. Sage Confucius——孔子 Confucianist temple Thian Hock Keng in Singapore Confucianism (Chinese: 儒学, Pinyin Rúxué‚, The School of the Scholars; or, less accurately, 孔教 Kŏng jiào, The Religion of Confucius) is an East Asian ethical and philosophical system originally developed from the teachings of the early Chinese sage Confucius. ... For other uses of the words tao and dao, see Dao (disambiguation). ...


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Buddhism
Terms and concepts History People Schools and sects By region and country
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East Asia is a subregion of Asia that can be defined in either geographical or cultural terms.
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