Shrines are places revered in the Shinto religion in Japan since time immemorial as places where gods are deified. An easy way to identify them is that a shrine will always have one of the famous torii gates. If you get the chance to pray at a shrine, here is how to properly pray and respect the shrine!

Shrines are places revered in the Shinto religion in Japan since time immemorial as places where gods are deified. An easy way to identify them is that a shrine will always have one of the famous torii gates. If you get the chance to pray at a shrine, here is how to properly pray and respect the shrine!

Arts, nature, and religion intertwine in Kyoto like nowhere else in Japan! Check out Why You Need to Visit Kyoto and Where to Go!  #travel

Arts, nature, and religion intertwine in Kyoto like nowhere else in Japan! Check out Why You Need to Visit Kyoto and Where to Go! #travel

In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan 1582-1860

In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan 1582-1860 (Hardcover)

In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan 1582-1860

The Invention of Religion in Japan

The Invention of Religion in Japan (Paperback)

The Invention of Religion in Japan

Reikan-Ji Temple in Kyoto, Japan • photo: William Corey Gallery

Reikan-Ji Temple in Kyoto, Japan • photo: William Corey Gallery

"Contemporary Religions in Japan" Quarterly Journal, September 1964 With Articles on The Gods of Northern Buddhism &100 years of Japanese Philosophy. For sale  by ProfessorBooknoodle, $20.00

The Gods of Northern Buddhism, & 100 years of Japanese Philosophy in Contemporary Religions in Japan Quarterly September 1964 Vintage Book

"Contemporary Religions in Japan" Quarterly Journal, September 1964 With Articles on The Gods of Northern Buddhism &100 years of Japanese Philosophy. For sale by ProfessorBooknoodle, $20.00

Japanese mythology includes gods, goddesses, and spirits. Most of the stories deal with the creation of the world, the foundation of the islands of Japan, and the activities of deities, humans, animals, spirits, and magical creatures. Some myths describe characters and events associated with particular places in Japan. Others are set in the heavens or the underworld.

Japanese mythology includes gods, goddesses, and spirits. Most of the stories deal with the creation of the world, the foundation of the islands of Japan, and the activities of deities, humans, animals, spirits, and magical creatures. Some myths describe characters and events associated with particular places in Japan. Others are set in the heavens or the underworld.

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