Photo-Ethnography Project: Asian Religions In America

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ETHS 220 Asian in America Photo-ethnography Project Name: YI YANG Professor: Nhung Le Date: December 8, 2011 Asian Religions in America Since Asian culture is widespread through many Asian countries there will be several types of Asia religion to study when talking about the Asian American religion and faith. In this project, we will look at the most popular Asia religion within the Asian culture and populations of the US. Buddhism Hinduism Taoism Buddhism Buddhism was introduced into the United States for more than one hundred years of history. The 19th century, Japan expanded to the Pacific area, so that Buddhism spread with Japanese immigrants into the Hawaiian Islands. And later go into San Francisco and other place. At…show more content…
But in the United States by Buddhism the number of influence than Buddhist number. Among them, there are 250000 people authentic Ephraim christians, the rest for the Tibetan mahayana north, and southern Buddhist. There are more than 500 Buddhist organizations (including national organizations have 40), nearly temple and thousands of Buddhist temples and do some meditation center. 1945 years later, the Japanese Buddhism on the west coast of the U.S. and Hawaii get development, Korea and Southeast Asian countries Buddhism is also beginning to affect the United States. The 1960 s in the United States to set up Tibetan buddhist temples and charity, academic institution, etc. In order to adapt to the social habits, a buddhist temple architecture, pray form, content and gradually americanized. Some temples conference hall is greater than the temple itself, young people can in playing basketball, open party, movies.…show more content…
Since the tang dynasty is gradually into north Korea, Japan, Vietnam and southeast Asia, and then to Europe, North America, Australia and other countries. In addition to the Chinese christians, local residents have believed in the Taoism. In New York, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Houston all have Taoist temple. New York has day palace, should way palace, the Arizona have zhongfu road, San Francisco, California purple silver cabinet, Hawaii have the too xuan Taoist temple. Houston has a larger guandi temple, for Chinese traditional architecture, QiaoJiao eaves, ancient sweet patina. View HouBaoYuan ching Hong Kong hosted in the United States established "the Taoist view of green pine America" and "Taoist America always", expanded the influence of Taoism in
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