Category:Japanese warrior monks

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Japanese warrior monks, as a term, refers to a number of different types of religious militants in feudal Japan. The sōhei were organized armies based out of specific temples in Kyoto and Nara, while the yamabushi were less organized clusters of mountain ascetics. Finally, the Ikkō-ikki were rural mobs of grassroots monks who fought against the secular might of samurai warlords.

Pages in category "Japanese warrior monks"

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