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SHINTOISM
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WHAT IS SHINTOISM? The indigenous religion of Japan consisting chiefly in the cultic devotion to deities of natural forces and veneration of the Emperor as a descendant of the sun goddess.
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FOUR BASICS BELIEFS OF SHINTOISM T radition and the family : Understanding that family is the foundation for preserving traditions. Love of nature : Holding nature sacred. Ritual purity: Ritual bathing to spiritually and physically cleanse yourselves before entering a shrine to worship the kami. (In addition, festivals are held twice a year to drive out pollutants or impurities.) Matsuri: Worshipping and honoring gods and ancestral spirits
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DAOISM
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WHAT IS DAOISM? Daoism is a philosophy, a religion, and a way of life that arose in the 6th century BCE in what is now the eastern Chinese province of Henan. It has strongly influenced the culture and religious life of China and other East Asian countries ever since.
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BELIEFS OF DAOISM cannot be described Dao is not a thing not a God a system of guidance how it works and how human beings relate to it philosophical speculation about the Dao is not the most important can be confusing because: Daoist teachings aren't designed to preach people about how to live
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BELIEFS OF DAOISM describe what certain behaviors produce objective: reach and maintain harmony with the Dao=when reached, enlightenment is achieved human purpose: when one’s mind and energy is balanced and clear
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