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Unformatted text preview: architects from other places, who frequently claims that it is deprived of the delicate and intricate designs that defines a genuine artistic structure (7). Reynold, by outlining the way Ise is perceived by different people, be it emperors, pilgrims, or tourists, effectively portrays the notion that Ise tend to be appreciated by those who understand its spiritual significance within the Japanese society. Questions: 1. Are the shrines associated with any particular religion, such as buddihism? 2. How often is Ise utilized as a sacred site for spiritual practice today, given the number of tourists, investors, and architects is increasing? 3. Why do some companies embed their names into the shrines? Is it believed to have the power to give them fortune?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2009 for the course HISTORY 35 taught by Professor Levine,g during the Fall '08 term at Berkeley.
- Fall '08