Religions in Japan
A Coggle Diagram about Buddhism (Buddhists learn chan/zen, 54% Shintoism, 40% Buddhism, 1% Christian, 5% Other , Understanding: insights gained on the journey, Aractice: transforms negative habits into distorted views, Awaking: actualization and passion, Buddhists will practice Shintoism and visa versa, Faith: Confidence in ones self and path , Calm and simple, Have statues and temples and priests , Introduced to Japan through connection to China, Meditate for a total of 800 hours and Started around 500 CE) and Sintoism (Based on ancestors and nature , The way of the Gods , Believes that today's Japan is connected to Japanese ancestors, Purity, symplicity, harmony, cleanliness, Shrines and worship worship everwhere, Shrines are made from natural materials and there are no statues. Just Space. Get rebuilt every 20 years., Appreciate how you are and nature is. Acceptive of people., Not as such public gatherings but people go individually or in a family. , Kami are sacred spirits which take the form of things and concepts important to life, such as wind, rain, mountains, trees, rivers and fertility. Humans become kami after they die and are revered by their families as ancestral kami.