Overview

butsudan


Related Overviews

 

'butsudan' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Buddhism

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(Jap.). In Japanese Buddhism.an altar or niche in the wall, found either in the living rooms of private residences or the abbot's apartment in a monastery, where offerings are made to the deceased, who are represented by vertical tablets inscribed with their posthumous names.

Subjects: Buddhism.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.