1.) Discuss Pure Land/Amida Buddhism and Zen Buddhism
At first, Japan rejected Buddhism, but the mixed it with Shintoism and adopted it,The support of Pronce Shotoku made Buddhism spread quickly in Japan. Remember it was practiced alongside Shinto.
2.)Samurai Training and the Warrior Code (Bushido and other values)
Prince Shotoku helped Japan be greatly influenced by China, so he spread China's culture and customs to the people of Japan.
3.) Samurai Armor, Weapons and Fighting
Chinese soldiers, merchants, and missionaries brought culture to Vietnam via he seaChinese soldiers, merchants, and missionaries brought culture to Vietnam via he sea
The views were the first people to occupy what is now Vietnam.
4.)Training in Writing, Literature and Tea Ceremony
Tea was made popular in Japan during the early Kamakura largely thanks to the efforts of the monk Eisai (1141-1215); fifty or so years later the Zen monk Dai-o (1236-1308) returned from a visit to China and brought with him knowledge of the tea ceremony as it was practiced in Chinese Zen monasteries. Successive monks refined the art until the priest Shûko (1422-1502) presented a demonstration to the shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa. Yoshimasa, already a man of the arts, took to the tea ceremony almost immediately and at this point the cha no yu began developing a secular following.
5.) How did Japan become a military society?
1. Messengers from opposing sides met to decide the time and place of combat
2. The two armies faced each other a few hundred yards apart
3. Samurai on both sides shouted their names, heroic deeds, ancestors, and reason for fighting
How did the role of women in Samurai society change?
The place of women in Japanese society provides an interesting blend of illusion and myth. There are two distinct Japanese societies - public and private.
In their private family role, women quite often dominate the male members of the household. Judged by Western standards, the women of Japan are unusually dedicated to their families.