Visual Timeline: Ennin

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793 CE - 864 CE: Life of Ennin, the Buddhist scholar-monk and abbot of Enryakuji, who brought many esoteric teachings from China to Japan.
808 CE: Ennin joins the monastery of Enryakuji, Japan.
838 CE - 847 CE: Japanese Tendai Buddhist monk Ennin studies esoteric Buddhism in China.
849 CE: Ennin leads the first imperial-sponsored esoteric ritual at Enryakuji, Japan.
854 CE: Ennin becomes the abbot of Enryakuji, Heiankyo (Kyoto), Japan.
864 CE: The Buddhist monk Ennin is given the title Jikaku Daishi by the Japanese emperor, two years after his death.
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