Japan-1 - Shinto Shinto or kami-no-michi is the indigenous...

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Shinto Shinto, or kami-no-michi is the indigenous spirituality of Japan. Shinto practices, first recorded in the 7th and 8th century, revivied in 17th The word Shinto ("Way of the Gods") was adopted from the written Chinese means a path or study (originally from the Chinese word tao ) of Gods. Kami (Gods) are "essences" or "deities", that also "natural" forces in the world (mountains,
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Kami Shinto teaches that everything,including nature, contains a kami ( ? , “spiritual essence” ). Kami describes the innate supernatural force above the actions of man, the realm of the sacred, that includes gods, spirit figures, and human ancestors. All mythological creatures of the Japanese cultural tradition, of the Buddhistic tradition, or gods of all faiths are
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Torii A torii is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the profane to the sacred .] The presence of a torii at the entrance is usually the simplest way to identify Shinto shrines
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The famous "floating" torii at Itsukushima Shrine
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Shinto torii
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Sacred places
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Shogun ( ? ? ) (literally, "a commander of a force") "a general” is a military rank and historical title for a hereditary military ruler of Japan. Shogunate introduced by Tokugawa in 1600, ended in 1867 when the rule was assumed by the Meiji Emperor. Tokugawa Shogunate unified Japan and isolated it from the outside world
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Shinto and Buddhism Shinto is an ancient Japanese religion. Starting about 500 BCE (or earlier) it
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