Chinese Buddhism

Chinese Buddhism or Han Buddhism has shaped Chinese culture in a wide variety of areas including art, politics, literaturephilosophymedicine and material culture.

The translation of a large body of Indian Sanskrit Buddhist scriptures into Chinese and the inclusion of these translations together with Taoist and Confucian works composed in China into a printed canon had far-reaching implications for the dissemination of Buddhism throughout the East Asian cultural sphere, including TaiwanKoreaJapan and Vietnam.”  (WP)


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