hrough interpreting Hui E's twelve prefaces in the existing Baishi Wenji collected by Kanazawa-Bunko Museum ,we can determine the actual process of the spread of the 70 volumes of Baishi Wenji to Japan . The research on Hui E's life helps to discover the close relationship between Baishi Wenji and the historical background of Zen's initial spread to Japan . Baishi Wenji is not only a canonical collection of essays in Japan , but an important Buddhist classics guiding the public to the Pure Land . Bai Juyi himself was worshipped as Manjusri buddisattva and was enshrined in the Putuo-Luojia Mountain by Hui E instead of the Mercy Buddha Temple . Bai had a great influence on the scholars'B uddhist belief in Japan's Heian and Kamakura ages .It is also one of the core reasons that Baishi Wenji becomes a cornerstone of Japanese classical culture .