Bushido was created in Japan between the Heian and Tokugawa, ages 9th-12th centuries. Bushido was made from believes from four different religions Buddhism, Zen, Confucianism, and Shintoism. These religions influenced Bushido dramatically. Like Buddhism samurai did not fear death. They believed that as long as you follow the 7 virtues of Bushido you will be reincarnated to something special. Like Zen the samurai of Bushido focused a lot on meditation, and keeping the mind stimulated. The virtue of loyalty came from Shintoism. Bushido disagreed with Confucianism a lot but they did share some of the same virtues like justice, benevolence, love, and sincerity.