Buddhism is a religion was adopted by Japan in the 6th century via Korea. The amalgamation of Buddhism with existing Shintoism was a key factor in the advancement of Japanese Buddhism. This Japanese Buddhism has been deepened with its sophisticated, logical and systematic development , and its scholastic achievement are evaluated to be in the highest in the world. In one thousand and five hundred years since its official transmission to Japan , Buddhism has been deeply rooted in the lives of Japanese people as the basis of diverse cultures as well as arts and even to this day illuminates people ‘s minds as it has evolved as “culmination of Mahayana Buddhism”.

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