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Answered 2011-07-23 16:55:21

Buddhism spread through China was undoubtedly hastened by the fact that many practices and beliefs of Buddhism are similar to Daoism, which was native to China. Zen or Ch'an Buddhism is best understood as a blending of Buddhism and Daoism.


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