Historical Who is Who

ISHIDA BAIGAN

1685 1744
Japan
RELIGION

Founder of the Japanese Heart Learning (Shingaku) movement, which draws on prevailing religious sources – Shinto and Taoist, as well as Confucian and Buddhist. This is focussed on overcoming selfishness and recovering the true heart in ways that are expressed in daily life. This priority can be realised whatever one’s occupation.

Life

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