NAGOYA, Japan—Several Japanese theatergoers said they found the origin of their own culture in Shen Yun, which is in the Tang Dynasty back between the 7th and 10th centuries.
“There’s one dance in which the female dancers are like the resurrected heavenly maidens on the lamps in Tōdai-ji in Nara,” said Ms. Asaji Tomoko, a Japanese tea ceremony teacher, on Jan. 28.
Tōdai-ji can be translated into Eastern Great Temple, is the Japanese headquarters of the Kegon school of Buddhism that was built in the 8th century.
“Tea ceremony, Buddhism, and many other things were brought to Japan from China during the Tang Dynasty, then we developed the current Japanese culture. However, while people in the world recognize Japanese culture today, China lost its culture,” she continued….
Source: The Epoch Times