Mongol Group B1

religion by annie guo



Religion played an imperative role in the transcontinental connection of the Mongol Empire.


Through being sponsored and promoted by the aggression of the empire growth, an array of religions, which were originated in lands captured by the Mongols, were tolerated by the empire and had gradually emerged into a strand of religious competition.


Religious Attitudes of the Mongols


Conflicting views were presented on the religiosity of the Mongols: scholars keenly investigated that they were both empirical pragmatists and pious devoters.


Implemented the exemption of clergy, priesthood and rituals.


Religion Obtained by the Mongols


the Mongols embraced various religions from their conquests, such as Nestorian Christianity, Islam, Chinese Taoism and Confucianism, as well as Tibetan Buddhism.


Religion of the Yuan Dynasty


Subsequent to the worship of Shamanism and natural elements, Tibetan Buddhism had won many dedications after the conversion of Kublai Khan.


It was entitled the official religion of the Mongol reigned Yuan Dynasty.


Religious Tolerance


Arguably, the lenient religion tolerance held by the Mongols was simultaneously a political theology which entailed the Mongol Expansion.


Rooting on where their khanates were located at, the Mongols incorporated cultural exchange by enfolding this unique pathway of religious association.