UDC 316.613


Stavropolsky Yuliy Vladimirovich
Saratov State University named after N. G. Chernyshevsky
Ph.D. (Sociology), Associate Professor of the General & Social Psychology Department

In the middle of the Tokugawa period more than ninety five per cent of the Zen Soto total temples functioned as the parish ones. The basis for the temples’ ritual activity had been constituted by the parishioners’ funeral and memorial services. Disregarding the established in the West image of a freely wandering not side-stepping from the secular joys Zen masters the Zen Buddhism had lacked any political or legal vacuum. Eventually the main force that had led to the Zen Soto growth was a keen union and collaboration with the Tokugawa government political authorities and also establishment of the parish temples on both regional and local levels.

Keywords: Buddhism, document, government, manuscript, temple, Tokugawa, Zen

Article reference:
The Tokugawa Period Buddhism // Modern technics and technologies. 2016. № 10 [Electronic journal]. URL: https://technology.snauka.ru/en/2016/10/10794

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