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Asia ~ The African Experience

Asian Spiritual System

What does Asian spirituality have to do with me, an African? You'll be surprised. There is no area of human existence which does not involve a historical two-way influence between Africans and other cultures. Asian spirituality is no different. And it's not just about Africans adopting someone else's religion. The influence has been two-way.

The following sites explore this two-way influence.

Japanese Samurai

History

Blacks In Ancient China This article provides an annotated bibliography

Black Shogun: An Assessment of the African Presence in Early Japan


Spirituality

The African American Nichiren Shoshu Buddhist Cultural Website