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Medieval Japanese Buddhism

Topics: buddhism   |   japan -- religious aspects
Course Level-Format: undergraduate

Instructor: Mark Unno
Institution: University of Oregon

Course Term: Fall
Course Year: 2017

A 2017 course by Mark Unno at the University of Oregon "focuses on selected strains of Japanese Buddhism during the medieval period, especially the Kamakura (1185-1333), but also traces influences on later developments including the modern period." Special attention will be given to "Eihei Dōgen (1200-1253), Zen master and founding figure of the Sōtō sect; Myōe of the Shingon and Kegon sects, focusing on his Shingon practices; and Shinran, founding figure of Jōdo Shinshū, the largest Pure Land sect, more simply known as Shin Buddhism."

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