Genshin was born in the year 942 A.D. but #onthisday in history he died July 6th 1017 A.D. he was one of the most influential members of the Tendai scholars during the tenth and eleventh centuries in Japan. But he was not an evangelist as Kuya was, but, he was an elite cleric who espoused the doctrine of devotion of Amida Buddha, which was later taught in Japan as “mappo”. But other doctrines, that he had claimed that, couldn’t aid an individual because depended on oneself “Self-Power”. An important approach to the rebirth of the pure land, which Genshin mentions and is based on visual meditations.