Lecture 7. Late Buddhism and the Localization of Religious Architecture

Buddhist architecture since the 14th century became more and more integrated into local cultures, creating colorful mixtures in philosophy, ritual practice, as well as architectural space, form, and decoration. Major dynasties and cultural periods in East Asia since the 14th century Maritime route connection, replacing the land route Silk Road, became the main venue for cultural exchanges. Influences from mainland East Asia on Japan and the Korea Peninsula were mainly from the southeast coast.

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