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Asked in Zen Buddhism
Are there any holy cities in relation to Zen Buddhism?
I don't know, but there are a lot of Zen temples in Kyoto, Japan. I doubt they'd express it using the word "holy" but so many temples has to make it pretty special. As well as Kyoto, Kamakura near Tokyo has many very important Zen temples. This reflects that the Kamakura era was the start of the "Shogun era"...and Zen Buddhism was very popular among Samurai. ...
Asked in History of Japan
Who ruled Japan after the emperors' power declined?
The Kamakura shogunate ruled Japan after the emperors power declined. The Kamakura shogunate was a type of feudal military government. ...
What was the central event of the the prophetic books of the bible?
This is a matter of opinion, mine being that the central event was the occupation of Israel/Palestine by foreign powers such as Assyria and Babylon. ...
Asked in Geology, Paleontology
What event marks the end of the Mesozoic era and the beginning of the Cenozoic?
The Mesozoic era ended with a dramatic extinction event. An estimated 70 per cent of plant and animal species perished. ...
Asked in American Revolution
What important events took place during the kamakura period?
Important events in Kamakura would probably be the appointment of the first shogun, Minamoto Yoritomo. This also was the beginning of the samurai warriors. ...
What event or periods experienced the greatest increase in organized crime in the United States?
the Prohibition Era the Prohibition Era