Are the samurai Buddhist

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How are modern samurai related to historical samurai?

It is impossible to follow the old ways of the samurai. Samurai means to serve. You would serve the emperor or the shogun or daiymo, depending when in time you were living. Samurai followed bushido, or way of the warrior, devoting to life and death everything to follow a good path through service. The closet to this in a modern day way would be a Buddhist, serving in the army during the a time of war. Samurai were a class of person in Japan, when the samurai class was disbanded, so was its way of life.

What religious did samurai practiced?

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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Samurai were soldiers, as a group they had no enemies of their own. the question might be clearer that way: "who are the enemies of soldiers?" the answer is, the current enemies of whom they happen to serve. Other samurai. The Samurai were soldiers that worked for war lords and rulers throughout Japan. The samurai were hired by Shoguns so their enemies were the enemies of their Shogun. Or anyone who attacked their homes.

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