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  1. Modern Zen in Osaka, JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2014 | City Life Chiang Mai

    ... area's many restaurants, and an all-day subway pass to travel around Osaka. www.suijo-bus.jp This ancient Japanese Shinto shrine was built in the third century for the Shinto god Kami, and today offers a peaceful and spacious haven to spend an ... 1 comment

  2. Japanese Garden opens SaturdayRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Madison Park Times

    ... season, the Rev. Koichi Barrish of the Tsubaki Grand Shrine will honor the Japanese Garden with the traditional Shinto blessing at noon. (Regular admission applies.) This 3 1/2-acre formal garden is an artistic representation of nature influenced by ...

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  3. Report: Number of hate groups declines in NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | KOMO News

    ... or shrine" in Japanese kanji. I guess they're suggesting the driver of the vehicle that they should convert to Shinto instead. Nothing wrong with that. On another interesting side note on the anti-Israel/anti-Semitic rise among the Left, here are ...

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  4. The Perfect Beauty of Cat IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | Kotaku

    ... them from eating the silkworms used to make fishing nets. This "cat island" (c a3 or "neko shima") is even home to a Shinto cat shrine. This week, these photos appeared on 2ch , Japan's largest bulletin board, and they are some of the best images ...

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  5. 11 things to know about TokyoRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | CNN

    ... Sanja Matsuri (shrine maidens perform here) is considered one of the wildest and largest of Tokyo's three great Shinto festivals. In fall, autumn colors bring life to Tokyo's many parks and hearty, seasonal foods are the order of the day. The other ...

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  6. Kagoshima, Hokkaido cities marry their foodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | The Japan Times

    No shotgun necessary. In a friendly "arranged marriage," two cities - Makurazaki in Kagoshima Prefecture and Wakkanai in Hokkaido - united their local delicacies in a Shinto-style wedding ceremony at Izumo Shrine in Shimane Prefecture Wednesday.

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  7. Kyodo news summary -5-Read the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... that the aide was expressing the government's view. Referring to the U.S. expression of dismay at Abe's visit to the Shinto shrine that has also annoyed , said in a message recently posted on the YouTube video-sharing website, "It's us who are ...

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  8. Pilgrimage to the Seicho-ji temple near Osaka, JapanRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2014 | Newsday

    ... Koken Sakamoto, chief priest of the ancient Buddhist temple that also hosts the popular Kiyoshikojin shrine and other Shinto holy places there, pushing aside his flowing purple robes and glittering orange sash to finger his rosary beads. Founded in ...

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  9. 11 things to know about TokyoRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | CNN

    ... Sanja Matsuri (shrine maidens perform here) is considered one of the wildest and largest of Tokyo's three great Shinto festivals. In fall, autumn colors bring life to Tokyo's many parks and hearty, seasonal foods are the order of the day. The other ...

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  10. Hadaka Matsuri: Thousands of men in loincloths take part in annual...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... by the priest. Above, a man smiles as he puts on his loincloth Last month, around 100 men took part in the ancient Shinto festival of Kanchu Misogi - a winter purif icati on ritual that is supposed to cleanse the body and soul and bring worshippers ...

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  11. Culture and nature vie over ancient hinokiRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2014 | The Japan Times

    ... to temples and shrines throughout the country. Among those customers is Ise Jingu in Mie Prefecture, Japan's foremost Shinto shrine. Every 20 years, 65 structures there are rebuilt top to bottom from gleaming hinoki. The ritual is a symbol of ...

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  12. Kerry Tries to Court BeijingRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2014 | Time

    ... Americans, when he visited the controversial Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. Japan's war dead are memorialized at the Shinto place of worship, including war criminals convicted for their roles in orchestrating Japan's imperial rampage across Asia. ...

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  13. Kerry Woos and Warns Beijing On Valentine's DayRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2014 | TIME.com

    ... Americans, when he visited the controversial Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. Japan's war dead are memorialized at the Shinto place of worship, including war criminals convicted for their roles in orchestrating Japan's imperial rampage across Asia. ...

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  14. Drift rightward has been building for yearsRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2014 | The Japan Times

    ... 2012. Amo is far from alone in visiting the shrine. Despite its controversial links to the war, officials at the Shinto institution told The Japan Times that visitors have been on the rise over the past several years, a trend especially notable for ...

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  15. Bucket List: Shinto sports shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    At the Shiramine Jingu Shrine in Kyoto, Japan, soccer fans in front of an altar of soccer balls ring a bell after making an offering to wake the god Sei-daimyojin, the god of ball sports, to pray for luck for the Japan team in the World Cup.

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  16. Japan on Backfoot in Global PR War With China After Abe Shrine VisitRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is led by a Shinto priest as he pays a customary New Year's visit at Ise shrine in Ise, central Japan, in this photo.

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  17. Travel with an Insider; Viator Announces Top VIP and Exclusive Tours...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... can ride the famous bullet train to Mt. Fuji where they have the opportunity to meet with a resident monk at the Shinto temple, who shares personal life stories and history of the temples and Buddhism. Viator Exclusive: Early Access to The Lord of ...

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  18. Japan accused of denying war crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    ... experience of its brutal and inhumane treatment of prisoners during World War II. Honouring criminals ... a Shinto priest leads Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, centre, as he visits the controversial Yasukuni war shrine in Tokyo. US Vice ...

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  19. Modern pilgrimages, ancient gods, at Japanese templeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2014 | Seattle Times

    ... Koken Sakamoto, chief priest of the ancient Buddhist temple that also hosts the popular Kiyoshikojin shrine and other Shinto holy places there. Founded in 896 by Emperor Uda, the Seicho-ji temple, near the Osaka bedroom community of Takarazuka, is ...

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  20. U.S. vows to defend Japan if conflict erupts in East China SeaRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2014 | The Japan Times

    ... Yasukuni Shrine, which honors 2.5 million war dead including convicted Class-A war criminals from World War II. The Shinto facility played a heavy spiritual role in Japan's military campaign. Abe's visit outraged China and fellow U.S. ally South ...

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