Shinto and Buddhism

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Re: Shinto and Buddhism

Post by richvh » Tue 03.10.2009 6:39 pm

Discussing Shinto and Buddhism as practiced in Japan is on topic and OK. Getting into political and religious debates is what's off topic and likely to get thread locks.
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Re: Shinto and Buddhism

Post by chikara » Tue 03.10.2009 7:12 pm

john2 wrote:... If I’m not mistaken one is nature worship… sort of more like Neo-paganism then it is other well religions bound to a more European/Arabic origin.
Neo-paganism. :shock:

Shinto is animistic if that is what you mean by "nature worship". It is also more about this world than preparing for some sort of reward in an "afterlife" as in non-pagan religions. As for Buddhism being neo-paganism, Siddhartha Gautama lived around 400 years before the birth of Jesus Christ.
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Re: Shinto and Buddhism

Post by YoshiKate » Wed 03.11.2009 2:36 am

whatever. it was the most recent post that had to do with what searched for.

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Re: Shinto and Buddhism

Post by Infidel » Wed 03.11.2009 4:58 pm

YoshiKate wrote:whatever.
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