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Buddhism in China and Japan

Buddhism in China and Japan

Author: Aleisha Olson
This lesson will introduce a section on Asian art and architecture.
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Notes on "Buddhist Art and Architecture"

Terms to Know

Pure Land

The heavenly realm of a Buddha.


A school and teaching of Chinese Buddhism that emphasizes enlightenment and individual understanding of Buddhist teachings through formal studies and observances.


A system of religious practice in India that emphasizes the idea of dharma, or duty, and corresponding daily rituals and practices.



Image of Smaller Bamiyan Buddha, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:BamyanBuddha_Smaller_1.jpg; Image of Larger Bamiyan Buddha, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Afghanistan_Statua_di_Budda_1.jpg