A history of Japanese Buddhism from its introduction to the 13th century.
A look at the Kamakura period in Japan and the changes that its art works underwent at that time.
A visit to Japan to look at the various forms of Buddhism that are popular there.
The twenty-first and twenty-second lectures by Prof David Eckel on Buddhism look at the background to the introduction of Buddhism to Japan, and then at some of the great teachers and the schools they founded.
The nineteenth and twentieth lectures by Prof David Eckel on Buddhism look at the religious background to the introduction of Buddhism into China and then at the classical period during the T’ang Dynasty.