Jodo Shinshu Buddhism

Jodo Shinshu Buddhism is the most widely practiced form of Buddhism in Japan and in Japanese ethnic communities around the world. It is a school of Pure Land Buddhism, the most common form of Buddhism in all of eastern Asia. Pure Land originated in 5th century China and centers on a practice of devotion to Amida Buddha. its emphasis on devotion rather than arduous monastic practice makes it particularly popular among lay people.