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Samurai followed Buddhist religious teachings as well as the practices of Japan's own native religion , Shinto .

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Samurai in Japan predominantly practiced a form of Buddhism known as Zen Buddhism, which emphasized meditation and self-discipline. Some samurai also followed Shinto, the indigenous Japanese religion that involves rituals and reverence for kami (spirits). Additionally, Confucianism had an influence on samurai ethics and the way they conducted themselves in society.

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