Japanese study guide
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verified elite notetaker
Popular in Religion
verified elite notetaker
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Date Created: 03/15/16
Japanese Study Guide Vocabulary to know: Thaumaturgy: wonderment Tsumi: sin/transgression Kegare: pollution Makoto: sincerity Genkan: entry way Jin: relationship/proper attitude of relationships Makoto no kokoro: heart/spirit of truthfulness On: thanksgiving Megumi: blessings Bushido: way of the warrior Roni: masterless samurai Kasha: feelings of thankfulness Grili: duty Makato: sincerity Buddhism: 4 noble truths Eightfold path Conditioned arising Sangaku: three learning’s (simplified eightfold path) o #12: wisdom o #35: moral virtue o #68: meditation Buddhism given as gift from King of Paekche (Korea) in 553 to try and get Japan as an ally Chinese elite culture Importance of ritual Shinto: Creation myth of Japan Inzamani (female) and Izangi (male) Death=danger Positive worldview (life will triumph) “The way of deities” Tsumi o Internal and external o Mix with Buddhism o Pollution Purification (internal and external) All humans share common principle of life Confucianism: China Confucius (551479) Basis for government/society The 5 relations o Sovereign and subject o Husband and wife o Parent and child (most important) o Elder brother and younger brother o Friend and friend The 5 virtues o Goodness o Diligence o Magnamity (generosity) o Courtesy o Good faith/trust Matsuri: Festivals Three fold pattern for understanding: o Separation o Liminal state (betweenness) o Disassociation/reassociation o Important Samurai values: th Previous to 17 century Nostalgia for imagined past grows Strain I: Bushido o Confucian scholar developed o Def: way of the warrior 4 classes: warrior, farmer, artisian, and merchant (16001800) moral exemplar military preparedness and ethical training Strain II: spirit of absolute sacrifice 47 ronin o master provoked to violence on a lord o master commits ritual suicide o followers plot assassination of court lord who caused their master’s death o raid court and kill everyone o kill themselves o story is taught in general education Death, Dying, and Beyond: body and society, microcosm and macrocosm death has two sides: o social, eternal, rupture in society o individual, mortal, and challenge of self identity Ancestors: o Departed=household members who died recently o Ancestors=departed members no longer in memory o Outsiders=membership not easily determined o Living are grateful for legacy left and the gift of their life o AV=continuance of filial piety into death o Lost contact with family temple Funerals o Wake (tsuya) o Funeral o Cremation Bone lifting o The other world is a nasty place o Buddhism realms Heavenly realms Asura (titan) realms Human realms Beasts Hungry ghosts Hells These realms all together are samsara New Religion: 2 main strands: Shinto and Buddhist based ancestor veneration, shamanism, wordly beliefs, and layfocused primacy of action (focus on practical solutions) patt
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