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By Fabio Rambelli,Mark Teeuwen

This quantity deals a multidisciplinary method of the combinatory culture that ruled premodern and early glossy jap faith, referred to as honji suijaku (originals and their traces). It questions bought, simplified debts of the interactions among Shinto and eastern Buddhism, and provides a extra dynamic and variegated non secular global, one within which the deities' Buddhist originals and native lines didn't represent one-to-one institutions, yet complicated mixtures of a number of deities in line with semiotic operations, doctrines, myths, and legends. The book's essays, all in keeping with particular case stories, speak about the honji suijaku paradigm from a couple of various views, continuously integrating ancient and doctrinal research with interpretive insights.

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