Unformatted text preview: government changed Shintoism into “State Shinto” for propaganda purposes. Now the practice of this religion has reverted back to its original state called “jina Shinto”. This means that they focus more on nature’s natural beauty. Over time the practices have been twisted when Buddhism arrived on Japan shores, but it as I stated before reverted back to its original form....
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- Spring '10
- Shinto, japan, State Shinto, Indigenous Religion of Japan