shinto movie notes - TORII = entrance to shrine Kamidan =...

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Kamis- “what is worshiped”, contextual meaning, beyond number, not exclusively food, come and go KAMI= sacred Syncretism – multiple traditions Indigenous tradition Founded tradition Foreign tradition Not a “founded” tradition, no explicit set of teachings Confucian philosophy integrated in Japanese culture, while Christianity lacks integration
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Unformatted text preview: TORII = entrance to shrine Kamidan = small shrine in home Izanami and Izanagi, Yang and Yin ???? Purification theme Kamis- mirrors, not statues No qualifications for being a Shinto priest Sakaki = sacred branch of a tree Emperor descended from kamis Religious freedom? Shinto status with government?...
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