Shinto Newswire (Page 6)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Shinto. (Page 6)

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  1. RPT-Ireland kicks off 2017 funding drive with debut 20-year bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Reuters

    ... sources, a strategy that reputable news organizations have long frowned upon. TOKYO Thousands packed a 1,300-year-old Shinto shrine in downtown Tokyo on Wednesday, the first official working day of 2017 in Japan, to pray for good luck and economic ...

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  2. 2017 rings in across Japan as shrine, temple throngs pray for good yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | The Japan Times

    As people across Japan celebrated the turn of the year, they flocked to shrines and temples Sunday morning for their traditional hatsumode pilgrimage to make a fresh start on New Year's Day. Meaning "the first prayer of the year," hatsumode witnesses hundred of thousands of wish-makers visiting Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples during the first three days of the year. 1 comment

  3. A celebration of Japanese traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... and engage in traditional activities to remind themselves of their heritage. Hatsumode is the first visit to a Shinto shrine of the New Year, although some people also go to Buddhist temples and call it hatsumode. People usually make their visit ...

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  4. Happy New Year! The world rings in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | CBS News

    Shinto priests walk past lanterns after attending a ritual to usher in the upcoming New Year at the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 31, 2016. Fireworks from the Taipei 101 tower light up the Taiwanese skyline during New Year celebrations just after midnight on January 1, 2017 in Taipei.

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  5. Slide ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | MarketWatch

    ... fix a giant kite decorated with images of politicians to welcome the new year at a kite market in Ahmedabad, India. Shinto priests walk past lanterns after attending a ritual to usher in the upcoming New Year at the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo. A worker ...

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  6. Inada's visit to war-linked shrine draws U.S. criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... She had accompanied Abe, who offered condolences to those who died in the 1941 Japanese surprise attack there. The Shinto shrine is seen by some regional neighbors, particularly China and South Korea, as a symbol of Japan's past militarism. Both ...

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  7. Japan defence minister visits Yasukuni war shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... enshrining senior military and political figures convicted of war crimes by an international tribunal. The indigenous Shinto religious shrine has for decades been a flashpoint for criticism from countries such as South Korea and China, which ...

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  8. China, S Korea slam Japan minister's war shrine visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    ... enshrining senior military and political figures convicted of war crimes by an international tribunal. The indigenous Shinto religious shrine has for decades been a flashpoint for criticism from countries such as South Korea and China, which ...

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  9. See the world in 2017 with these 6 bucket list tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... known for a series of walkways lined with red torii gates that lead to the top of sacred Mount Inari, named after the Shinto god of rice. (A similar torii gate lies at the entrance to the Japanese Garden at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.) Visit ...

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  10. Japan defense minister visits controversial shrine honoring war deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | The China Post

    ... enshrining senior military and political figures convicted of war crimes by an international tribunal. The indigenous Shinto religious shrine has for decades been a flashpoint for criticism from countries such as South Korea and China, which ...

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  11. Defense chief Inada takes in Yasukuni on heels of Pearl Harbor visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... Renho, leader of the main opposition force, the Democratic Party, cast doubt on the timing of Imamura's visit to the Shinto shrine. "It was right after Japanese and U.S. leaders issued their messages of peace and reconciliation, recalling (the Pearl ...

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  12. Minister prays at Yasukuni after Abe's Pearl Harbor visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | The Star Online

    ... Korea which suffered under Japan's colonialism and aggression in the first half of the 20th century. The indigenous Shinto religious shrine honours millions of mostly Japanese war dead, as well as senior military and political figures convicted of ...

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  13. Diver Has Been Friends With A Wild Fish For Over 25 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Hedonistica

    This is short video of Japanese diver Hiroyuki Arakawa and his Asian sheepshead wrasse friend, Yoriko. Apparently they've been visiting each other for over 25 years , and if Hiroyuki dives down to a certain underwater Shinto shrine in Japan's Tateyama Bay and bangs on the bell with a hammer, Yoriko will show up for some friendly petting and treats.

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  14. Japan minister prays at controversial war shrine after Abe's Pearl Harbour visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    ... Korea which suffered under Japan's colonialism and aggression in the first half of the 20th century. The indigenous Shinto religious shrine honours millions of mostly Japanese war dead, as well as senior military and political figures convicted of ...

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  15. Japan minister prays at Yasukuni after Abe's Pearl Harbor visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | The China Post

    ... Korea which suffered under Japan's colonialism and aggression in the first half of the 20th century. The indigenous Shinto religious shrine honours millions of mostly Japanese war dead, as well as senior military and political figures convicted of ... 21 comments

  16. Man and Fish are Old FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | Neatorama

    ... Arakawa is a diver who made friends with a wrasse named Yoriko over 25 years ago. Arakawa dives to an underwater Shinto shrine at Japan's Tateyama Bay, and taps out a familiar call with a hammer. Yoriko then knows he has a visitor. Arakawa obviously ...

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  17. Miriam Margolyes on Kyoto: "It wasn't just a journey in miles - " it was totally mind-ope...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Radio Times

    ... overload, where intricate architecture is surrounded by carefully cultivated gardens and the ancient rituals of the Shinto religion are still practised. The Marigold cast went to the Kiyomizu-dera Temple, spectacularly set next to the Otowa ...

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  18. reverance-screenshot-thumbnailRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | Sutherland Institute

    ... and reverence belong to a religion. This is simply not the case. I have experienced similar awe and reverence in a Shinto shrine, a mighty cathedral, a Buddhist temple and an old wooden chapel. I have experienced reverence on a mountainside in the ...

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  19. Fushimi Inari ShrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | TrekEarth

    Fushimi Inari Shrine is an important Shinto shrine in southern Kyoto. It is famous for its thousands of vermilion torii gates, which straddle a network of trails behind its main buildings.

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  20. Hawaii Buddhists' identity struggle during WWII recalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, it was difficult to be a Buddhist - or simply to be of Japanese descent. Japanese ministers of the Buddhist and Shinto faiths were rounded up with other community leaders and thrown into internment camps on that day of infamy.

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