Tendai Buddhism

Saichō | Biography

Index Anchors 1. Saichō | Biography 2. Early life 3. Trip to China 4. Founding of Tendai 5. Decline and Death 6. Relationship with Kūkai 7. Exoteric syncretic tradition versus Esotericism Related Resources 1. Tendai Buddhism 2. Saicho | Biography 1. Saichō | Biography Saichō (September 15, 767 – June 26, 822) was a Japanese Buddhist monk credited with founding the Tendai school of Buddhism

Tendai founder | Saicho

Index Anchors 1. Tendai 2. Foundation 3. Development after Saichō 4. Head of the Tendai Order 5. Divisions within the Order 6. Later Years 7. Tendai doctrine 8. Lotus Sūtra as the Highest Teaching 9. Integrating 4 Schools of Practice 10. Tendai and Pure Land Buddhism 11. Tendai and Esoteric Buddhism 12. Tendai and Shinto 13. Tendai and Japanese aesthetics 14. Notable Tendai scholars Related

Enryaku-ji Monastery

Index Anchors 1. Enryaku-ji Monastery 2. History Related Resources 1. Tendai Buddhism 2. Saicho | Biography 3. Enryaku-ji Monastery 1. Enryaku-ji Monastery Enryaku-ji is the most significant Tendai monastery located on Mount Hiei in Ōtsu , overlooking Kyoto . It was founded in 788 during the early Heian period (794-1185). The temple complex was established by Saichō (767–822), also known as Dengyō Daishi , who

Ennin | Biography

Index Anchors 1. Ennin | Biography 2. Birth and origin 3. Trip to China 4. Return to Japan 5. Literary work Related Resources 1. Tendai 2. Saichō | Biography 3. Enryaku-ji Monastery 1. Ennin | Biography Ennin (793 -864), better known in Japan by his posthumous name, Jikaku Daishi , was a priest of the Tendai school of Buddhism in Japan, and its 3 rd

Ryōgen

1. Ryōgen Ryōgen (912 – January 31, 985) , also known as Jie Daishi , was the 18 th chief abbot of Enryaku-ji in the 10 th century. He is considered a restorer of the Tendai school of Mahāyāna Buddhism, and credited for reviving Enryaku-ji . His supposed role as a precursor of the Sōhei or " warrior monks " is questionable and seems to

Genshin | Biography

Related Resources 1. Yokawa Hogo | Master Genshin 2. 7 Patriarchs of Jōdo Shinshū 3. Pure Land Buddhism 4. Genshin | Biography Genshin Genshin (942–1017), also known by the title Eshin Sōzu , was a Japanese Buddhist priest of the Tendai sect and patriarch of Japanese Pure Land Buddhism. He was among the first promoters of the Nembutsu chanting in Japan in 10-11 th centuries.