Portion of a Japanese Monastic Code of Conduct

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 19 December 2017
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This is a selection from the "Gogatsu tsuitachi kyo" compilation, vol. 39, and it details the rules and regulations for monks in ancient Japan. It dates from 740 CE, which corresponds to the Nara period in Japanese history. It was made from ink on paper. (Tokyo National Museum)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, December 19). Portion of a Japanese Monastic Code of Conduct. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7788/portion-of-a-japanese-monastic-code-of-conduct/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Portion of a Japanese Monastic Code of Conduct." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 19, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7788/portion-of-a-japanese-monastic-code-of-conduct/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Portion of a Japanese Monastic Code of Conduct." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Dec 2017. Web. 23 Oct 2021.