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The founders of major sects are given much credibility and all of this lasts on one big claim: that the teacher passes on the religion as he himself received it. Missionaries from Korea brought the religion to Japan in the sixth century, where it developed into the dominant religion of that country and exerted a huge influence on Japanese national culture. But he also asserted with even more insistence that nirvana can be experienced—and experienced in the present existence—by those who, knowing the Buddhist truth, practice the Buddhist path.

Pages: 160

Publisher: Mercury Books; First Edition edition (April 1, 2005)

ISBN: 1904668666

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