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Did Japanese Buddhists once use sky burial?

I was curious about this question and I found some sources that might answer this question more or less: ...in ancient Japanese society, prior to the introduction of Buddhism and the funerary ...
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How is Buddhism structured (in Japan)?

My Zen teacher was Tanouye Rotaishi of Chozen-ji. In Japanese Buddhism, lineage is paramount. Tanouye Rotaishi's lineage teacher was Omori Sogen Rotaishi. That lineage continues back to China and ...
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Can anyone explain how 'stimulus / response' appears in Chinese or Japanese Buddhism?

This is an extremely broad question, I will limit my response to Ch'an/Zen Buddhism. Starting in the earliest schools of Ch'an in Sung China, we find the practice of a stimulus/response ritual the ...
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