Introduction to chinese buddhism religion history, facts, major schools, doctrines and so on. Long ago, buddhism began to spread southwards from its place of origin in northern india to sri lanka, myanmar (burma), thailand, indo-china and other south east asian countries it also moved northwards through kashmir afghanistan along the 'silk road' into the himalayan kingdoms (sikkim, bhutan, nepal), tibet,. From the 4th century onward, chinese pilgrims also started to travel on the silk road to india, the origin of buddhism, by themselves in order to get improved access to the original scriptures according to chinese sources, the first chinese to be ordained was zhu zixing, after he. The accepted views about the route of the initial transmission of buddhist doctrines, the early method of rendering buddhist ideas into chinese and the notion of a decline of buddhism in china after the eighth century have all come under scrutiny using these analyses and arguments, this essay attempts to reassess some. How to teach essay skills is the ap world history course description (aka the question: based on the following documents, analyze the responses to the spread of buddhism in china historical background: buddhism, founded in india in the sixth century bce, was brought to china by the first.
In this essay, i will briefly discuss the buddhist impact on chinese culture from the following four aspects: (1) philosophy and moral teaching (2) religions and popular ordinary people at the bottom of the chinese society saw some hope so buddhism spread quite fast during the third to the six centuries. The spread of christianity was not only moving westward through europe, but it was also moving eastward down the silk road china essay 1662 words - 7 pages buddhism was brought to china in the 1st century ce as the religion of merchants from central asia during this period of near-constant political and military. View essay - buddhism dbq from history 101 at mill creek high school 1 ap world history buddhism in china dbq essay buddhism was created by siddhartha gautama, buddha, in india and spread to china. Score for each student's essay, recording that score on the student's part i answer sheet, and determining identifies an aspect of korean culture that was influenced by the spread of buddhism according to integration of buddhism in china to the diffusion of buddhism to korea and japan and its.
The responses to the spread of buddhism in china after buddhism spread to china from india, many people began converting to buddhism because it gave them a. Buddhism is a world religion, which arose in and around the ancient kingdom of magadha (now in bihar, india), and is based on the teachings of siddhārtha gautama who was deemed a buddha (awakened one) buddhism spread outside of magadha starting in the buddha's lifetime with the reign of the buddhist.
Central asia, xinjiang (chinese turkistan), china, korea and japan buddhism not only affected the lives and cultures on those regions but also left us with a world of wonders in understanding the spread of buddhism along the silk road unit lessons 1 character analysis reflection essay: self-evaluation 4. From the han dynasty to the song dynasty, there were several different views of buddhism in china you can see the different reactions through the documents given showing that there are those that oppose it, those that accept it, and those that believe in religious purism from the 1st century to the 9th century, the diffusion.