About Buddhism in Japan

Buddhism has been practiced in Japan since about the 6th century CE. Japanese Buddhism created many new Buddhist schools, and some schools are original to Japan and some are derived from Chinese Buddhist schools. Japanese Buddhism has had a major influence on Japanese society and culture and remains an influential aspect to this day.

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Interpreting Mirror Like Wisdome – Buddha Akshobhya

In , is one of the Five who is known as a product of the Adibuddha, and also represents as an aspect of reality. By convention, is established in the east of the Diamond Realm and is the lord of the Eastern Abhirati although the Pure Land of Akshobhya's western counterpart is far better known. His consort is Locana and he is also normally accompanied .
Percentage of Buddhists by country, according to the Pew Research Center.

Distribution of the Buddhist population worldwide

is the dominant religion in Bhutan, Myanmar, Cambodia, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Tibet, Laos, Macau, Mongolia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Kalmykia and Vietnam. Large Buddhist populations live in North Korea, Nepal, India and South Korea. China is the country with the largest population of Buddhists, approximately 244 million or 18.2% of its total population. They are mostly followers of Chinese schools of Mahayana, making this the largest body of Buddhist traditions. Mahayana, also practised .