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Shin Buddhism: An Introduction

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Buddhism in Japan was largely a religion of the aristocracy and the ruling Samurai class until Shin Buddhism was introduced to the masses by a priest named Shinran in the early thirteenth century. This form of Buddhism, also known as Jodo Shinshu, eliminates the mysticism and secrecy sometimes found in Zen and other forms of Buddhism, and focuses on the true essence of Bud ...more
Paperback, 154 pages
Published June 9th 2017 by Dog Ear Publishing
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GONZA
Jul 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
I liked this book a lot, even if I had no idea there was a Shin Buddhism in the world. The author explain with the right number of words the main topic and gives us in the end a brief discussion to clarify the most important points related to the subject. I had a sort of enilightment reading this book, even because the last chapter is dedicated to a comparison between Shin and Zen Buddhism and I have to say the the first approach is better for me.

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