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  1. Shirahige Shrine

    Shirahige Shrine

    The magnificent torii gate of Shirahige Shrine in Lake Biwa in Takashima City, Shiga Prefecture.
  2. Shirahige Shrine

    Shirahige Shrine

    The magificent torii gate of Shirahige Shrine in Lake Biwa in Takashima City, Shiga Prefecture.
  3. Kotohira Shrine

    Kotohira Shrine

    Kotohira Shrine Gishikiden (琴平神社儀式殿) in Asao Ward, Kawasaki
  4. Kotohira Shrine

    Kotohira Shrine

    Bushu Kakio Kotohira Jinja Honden (武州柿生琴平神社本殿 ) in Asao-ku, Kawasaki
  5. Kotohira Shrine

    Kotohira Shrine

    Bushu Kakio Kotohira Jinja Honden (武州柿生琴平神社本殿 ) in Asao-ku, Kawasaki
  6. Kotohira Shrine

    Kotohira Shrine

    Bushu Kakio Kotohira Jinja Honden (武州柿生琴平神社本殿 ) in Asao-ku, Kawasaki
  7. Kotohira Shrine

    Kotohira Shrine

    Bushu Kakio Kotohira Jinja Honden (武州柿生琴平神社本殿 ) in Asao-ku, Kawasaki
  8. Kotohira Shrine

    Kotohira Shrine

    Bushu Kakio Kotohira Jinja Honden (武州柿生琴平神社本殿 ) in Asao-ku, Kawasaki
  9. Kotohira Shrine

    Kotohira Shrine

    Bushu Kakio Kotohira Jinja Honden (武州柿生琴平神社本殿 ) in Asao-ku, Kawasaki
  10. Kotohira Shrine

    Kotohira Shrine

    Bushu Kakio Kotohira Jinja Honden (武州柿生琴平神社本殿 ) in Asao-ku, Kawasaki
  11. Kotohira Shrine

    Kotohira Shrine

    Bushu Kakio Kotohira Jinja Honden (武州柿生琴平神社本殿 ) in Asao-ku, Kawasaki
  12. Kotohira Shrine

    Kotohira Shrine

    The steep road leading up to the Bushu Kakio Kotohira Jinja Honden (武州柿生琴平神社本殿 ) in Asao-ku, Kawasaki
  13. Shinbutsu bunri - the separation of Shinto and Buddhism

    Religion Shinbutsu bunri - the separation of Shinto and Buddhism

    Historically, the term "shinbutsu bunri" (神仏分離) refers to the policy of the Meiji government (1868-1912) of separating Shintō and Buddhism in order to re-establish the divine status of the emperor as prescribed by Shintō belief. Some members of the Meiji government were influenced by kokugaku...
  14. Nihonkai Tour 2018 - Day 6

    Nihonkai Tour 2018 - Day 6

    After a hearty breakfast, we set out for Izumo-taisha (出雲大社), the Izumo Grand Shrine. It is located on the northwestern outskirts of the city and is one of the most important Shinto shrines in Japan. Though the exact date of its establishment is unknown, it is believed to be the oldest shrine in...
  15. SMiles

    Shinto Shrines abroad

    So I found the Jinja Honcho Association of Shinto Shrines page and see that it mentions a course that one must take and pass in order to become a Shinto Priest. Any information on this would be appreciated. I have been working the last two years on building a private Shinto Shrine at my home...
  16. SMiles

    Hello everyone.

    I am new to any kind of forum, but I thought I would introduce myself and see where this goes! I am SMiles and I have joined here in hopes of furthering my knowledge about all things Japan. I had the good fortune to live in Japan for a year some 30 years ago. The culture was amazing and I...
  17. Kameido Tenjinsha

    Travel Kameido Tenjinsha

    . Kameido Shrine (亀戸天神社 Kameido Tenjinsha) is a Shintō shrine in the Kōtō Ward of Tōkyō. It was founded in 1662 and enshrines the deified spirit of Sugawara no Michizane, the patron of scholars and artists, who is worshipped by students at the time of their entrance exams. Michizane was a...
  18. J

    Shinto and War Interview Questions

    Hey Guys, I'm an IB World Religions student conducting a research paper on Shinto and War/Armed Conflicts. If any of you are Shinto and willing to answer these questions, please respond as soon as possible: Shinto Interview Questions: War and Armed Conflicts As there is no official dogma...
  19. Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine (日枝神社 Hie Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, and is famous for its June 15 Sannō Matsuri, one of the three great Japanese festivals of Edo.
  20. Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine (日枝神社 Hie Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, and is famous for its June 15 Sannō Matsuri, one of the three great Japanese festivals of Edo.
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