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The mandala in Nichiren Buddhism Part Three: Analysis of the mandala structure and development of the Gohonzon within successive Nichiren lineages By The Nichiren Mandala Study Workshop
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This volume completes the "Mandala in Nichiren Tradition" series. An analysis of the mandala in Nichiren’s tradition would not be complete without the study of the works produced by... More > his immediate disciples as well as their successors in the various schools which took shape after Nichiren’s passing. This book contains a great number of original unpublished pictures and mandala diagrams and provides the reader with new information about the mandalas produced by Nichiren, his closest disciples and their successors in the main Nichiren lineages.< Less
By Bike Around Bando and Chichibu By Tony Gibb
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By Bike around Bando and Chichibu records the progress of a trip along the Bando and Chichibu Buddhist pilgrim trails on a folding bike. The trip was the fourth of such travels with journeys along... More > the O-Shikoku, the Saigoku and the Chugoku pilgrim paths preceding it. The Bando pilgrimage starts in Kamakura and traverses around and through Tokyo, past Mt Tsukuba and ending up on the Boso Peninsula east of Tokyo Bay. The Chichibu is a compact pilgrim path through Saitama Prefecture. Both routes pass through areas of rural Japan where non-Japanese tourists rarely penetrate. The text is supported by many colour photos of the route and maps showing the locations passed.< Less
All About Japanese Philosophy By College Guide World
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Before feudalism was firmly established in Japan, Buddhism occupied the mainstream of Japanese thought. The Buddhism culture introduced politically by Prince Shotoku is completed as the “making... More > a country safe” thought in the Nara era. When the Heian era begins, in substitution for the “making a country safe thought”, mikkyo becomes popular. However, in the late noble era when pessimism was popular due to the “belief that Buddhism will decline during the latter days of this world”, the Pure Land movements spread out in the strong admiration to the future life in desperation over the life in this world. When the Kamakura era at which a samurai grasps the government begins, the “new” Buddhism for the newly-risen class (samurai) appears.< Less
Koji the One Inch Ninja On Holiday By James Clum
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Come with Koji on his imaginative adventure of celebrating the New Year as he travels to Kamakura Japan. Along the way the cheeky Koji will learn about sharing and gratitude. This book is designed... More > to introduce your child to Japanese culture and simple Japanese vocabulary.Koji the One Inch Ninja was inspired by the Japanese folktale of Issun Boushi (The One Inch Boy). Koji grows up in feudal Japan in a small mountain village where he lives with his family. He wants nothing more than to be a real ninja like his father.< Less
Koji the One Inch Ninja On Holiday By James Clum
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Come with Koji on his imaginative adventure of celebrating the New Year as he travels to Kamakura Japan. Along the way the cheeky Koji will learn about sharing and gratitude. This book is designed... More > to introduce your child to Japanese culture and simple Japanese vocabulary.Koji the One Inch Ninja was inspired by the Japanese folktale of Issun Boushi (The One Inch Boy). Koji grows up in feudal Japan in a small mountain village where he lives with his family. He wants nothing more than to be a real ninja like his father.< Less
Portrait of Asia By Mkemo Zaire London
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This photography book is a look into the lives of Asian people in Japan, China and Thailand. Experience this collection of black and white photographs from the streets, subways and culture of... More > downtown Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan to Hong Kong and Thailand, as well as the proud history of Hiroshima and the Great Buddha of Kamakura. The collection is divided into two sections; People and Places. People, represents the intimate portraits of the public as well as individuals encountered throughout Asia. Places, is made up of sites that represent the architectural, historical and urban landscape throughout this land. Each photograph is titled with the description, place and year. Mkemo London is a photographer who traveled throughout Asia, while serving in the US Navy. Photographs are available at www.mkemolondon.com< Less
Portrait of Asia By Mkemo Zaire London
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This photography book is a look into the lives of Asian people in Japan, China and Thailand. Experience this collection of black and white photographs from the streets, subways and culture of... More > downtown Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan to Hong Kong and Thailand, as well as the proud history of Hiroshima and the Great Buddha of Kamakura. The collection is divided into two sections; People and Places. People, represents the intimate portraits of the public as well as individuals encountered throughout Asia. Places, is made up of sites that represent the architectural, historical and urban landscape throughout this land. Each photograph is titled with the description, place and year. Mkemo London is a photographer who traveled throughout Asia, while serving in the US Navy.< Less
Portrait of Asia By Mkemo Zaire London
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This photography book is a look into the lives of Asian people in Japan, China and Thailand. Experience this collection of black and white photographs from the streets, subways and culture of... More > downtown Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan to Hong Kong and Thailand, as well as the proud history of Hiroshima and the Great Buddha of Kamakura. The collection is divided into two sections; People and Places. People, represents the intimate portraits of the public as well as individuals encountered throughout Asia. Places, is made up of sites that represent the architectural, historical and urban landscape throughout this land. Each photograph is titled with the description, place and year. Mkemo London is a photographer who traveled throughout Asia, while serving in the US Navy. Photographs are available at www.mkemolondon.com< Less
Il mandala nella tradizione del Buddhismo Nichiren, Seconda parte: I mandala del periodo Kōan By The Nichiren Mandala Study Workshop
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Questo è il secondo volume di una serie di tre tomi che analizzano il moji-mandala nella tradizione di Nichiren, Il periodo Kōan rappresenta il periodo della piena maturità di... More > Nichiren, sia da un punto di vista filosofico ed estetico, quali la calligrafia e lo stile compositivo, ma che rispecchia anche il livello organizzativo del suo gruppo di fedeli. Negli anni di Kōan, colmi di difficoltà e persecuzioni dirette ai suoi discepoli, il messaggio di Nichiren si concentra sugli insegnamenti del Loto invece di refutare le altre scuole Buddhiste. Come analizzate più dettagliatamente nel terzo volume, le inscrizioni del mandala diventano più strutturate e definite, raggiungendo l’apice fra il 1279 e 1281.< Less
Black Dove By Stuart Campbell
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This is the first book of the Black Dove Trilogy. 14th century in Feudal Japan; the country is under the stranglehold of the brutal Kamakura Shogunate. For the common people this is a period of... More > extreme oppression and control. Iga is a province ruled by a ruthless Daimyo - Saito Sakamura. Sakamura uses his army of highly skilled Samurai to enforce his control. He believes he is untouchable and completely secure in his mountain protected valley. However his control is about to be challenged by a series of seemingly unconnected events orchestrated by an invisible force. Black Dove is a story of hope, intrigue and overwhelming courage. It depicts a period in Japanese history where ordinary people developed seemingly super human powers. A period when these skills were used to help free their beloved country from the brutal stranglehold of the blood thirsty and power hungry Shogun. This is a story that gives us hope that no matter how high the odds, even one person can make a difference< Less

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