Shinto Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Japanese log riding is one crazy spectacleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Mashable

    Every six years in the beginning of April, either during the Year of the Monkey or the Year of the Tiger, parishioners of the Shinto faith gather to transport 16 logs to be erected as holy pillars - totem poles, if you will - in one of four temples. The shrines are located around Lake Suwa, part of central Japan's Nagano Highlands, about 120 miles west of Tokyo.

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  2. Foreign priests find a spiritual home in ShintoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Double minority: Canadian Pat Ormsby and fellow Shinto priest Caitlin Stronell , an Australian, take part in a service at Asakawa Konpira Shrine atop Mount Konpira in Hachioji, western Tokyo, in 2014. Intended to stand for eternity, religious buildings such as churches, mosques and synagogues are typically made of stone.

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  3. LDP policy head Inada visits Yasukuni ShrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... went into effect. This ended the Allied Occupation, which began with Japan's defeat in 1945. The lawmaker visited the Shinto shrine with other LDP members who belong to a group led by her, just as she did on the same anniversary last year. The ...

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  4. Ice freeze data from two lakes suggest warming winters since the end of the Little Ice AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | NorCalBlogs

    In 1442, Shinto priests in Japan began keeping records of the freeze dates of a nearby lake, while in 1693 Finnish merchants started recording breakup dates on a local river. Together they create the oldest inland water ice records in human history and mark the first inklings of climate change, says a new report published today out of York University and the University of Wisconsin.

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  5. Japanese Monks Recorded the Climate for 700 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | National Geographic

    ... creates a ridge in the ice. Legend has it that the ridge, called the omiwatari , is formed by the feet of the Shinto gods as they cross the lake. Every year since at least 1443, the priests who live at the shrine on the edge of Lake Suwa have ...

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  6. Citizen Scientists Collected Rare Ice Data, Confirm Warming Since Industrial RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Scientific Blogging

    In 1442, Shinto priests in Japan began keeping records of the freeze dates of a nearby lake, while in 1693 Finnish merchants started recording breakup dates on a local river. Together they create the oldest inland water ice records in human history and mark the first inklings of climate change, says a new report published today out of York University and the University of Wisconsin.

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  7. Rare Ice Data Collected by Early 'Citizen Scientists' Confirms Warming Since Industrial RevolutionRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | Newswise

    MADISON, Wis. - In 1442, 50 years before Columbus "sailed the ocean blue," Shinto priests in Japan began keeping records of the annual freeze dates of a nearby lake.

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  8. Early citizen scientists collected rare ice data, confirm warming since industrial revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | York University

    In 1442, Shinto priests in Japan began keeping records of the freeze dates of a nearby lake, while in 1693 Finnish merchants started recording breakup dates on a local river. Together they create the oldest inland water ice records in human history and mark the first inklings of climate change, says a new report published today out of York University and the University of Wisconsin.

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  9. [Foreigners Who Loved Korea 15] Mowry, ardent supporter of Korean independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Korea Herald

    ... appealed yet again, the Superior Court dismissed the appeal on Dec. 4 and upheld the sentence. School closed due to Shinto worship boycotts At the middle school principals' meeting of South Pyeongan Province on Nov. 14, 1935, the South Pyeongan ...

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  10. Japan officials, lawmakers visit Tokyo war shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The China Post

    ... military and political figures convicted of war crimes after World War II. The leafy central Tokyo shrine to Japan's Shinto religion has for decades been a lightning rod for criticism by countries that suffered under Japan's colonialism and ...

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  11. Buddhist cafe gives Tokyo caffeinated enlightenmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... many Japanese observe rituals from different traditions, perhaps attending a church wedding but also worshipping at a Shinto shrine during the New Year's holiday. Buddhism is associated with funerals. Hirotake Asano, the head priest at Shingyoji ...

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  12. Cabinet minister Takaichi and 90 other Japanese lawmakers visit Yasukuni war shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    ... of internal affairs and communications, told reporters after the visit. "It can never be a diplomatic issue." The Shinto shrine has been a source of diplomatic friction particularly with China and South Korea, which see it as a symbol of Japan's ...

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  13. Japanese lawmakers visit Tokyo war shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... military and political figures convicted of war crimes after World War II. The leafy central Tokyo shrine to Japan's Shinto religion has for decades been a lightning rod for criticism by countries that suffered under Japan's colonialism and ...

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  14. Abe adviser, Diet members visit war-linked Yasukuni ShrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Japan Times

    A group of Japanese lawmakers from various parties visited the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo during its annual spring festival on Friday. The Shinto shrine has been a source of diplomatic friction with neighboring parts of Asia, particularly China and South Korea, which suffered Japan's wartime brutality, as it honors convicted war criminals along with millions of war dead.

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  15. Japan MPs visit controversial Tokyo shrine for war deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A group of Japanese lawmakers on Friday visited a Tokyo shrine seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism to pay respects to the country's war dead, a step that could strain ties with its Asian neighbours China and South Korea, Kyodo news agency reported. Shinto priests holding traditional umbrellas walk to the main shrine for a ritual to cleanse themselves during the annual Spring Festival at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, April 21, 2016.

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  16. US to join quake relief effort in Japan; 48 dead, 3 missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    ... every evening to an evacuation center. "It's a hassle, but it's too scary to be alone," he said. A 1,700-year-old Shinto shrine in southern Japan remains a place of moral support, despite being heavily damaged itself. Aso Shrine's iconic wooden gate ...

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  17. Will presidential ambitions of rising star of French politics overcome loyalty to Francois Hollande?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Independent

    ... own ambition. In a television appearance last week, President Hollande sent two verbal shots across Mr Macron's bows. Shinto priests holding traditional umbrellas walk to the main shrine for a ritual to cleanse themselves during the annual Spring ...

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  18. Preparing for the Big OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Economist

    ... Japanese earthquakes, dozens of traditional wooden homes collapsed, along with the community's Buddhist temple and Shinto shrine. But among them stands a more recent house that remains unscathed, rather like a gleaming tooth among otherwise rotten ...

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  19. Ap Photos: Editor selections from the past week in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... increasingly terrifying earthquakes flattened houses and triggered ... more In this Sunday, April 17, 2016 photo, a Shinto priest examines the damage of the historic Aso Shrine collapsed by powerful earthquakes in Aso, Kumamoto prefecture, Japan. ...

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  20. Abe skips Yasukuni ceremony, sends offering as private citizenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dedicated masakaki , a decorated wooden offering used in Shinto rituals, to Yasukuni Shrine on Thursday, but did not visit the war-linked site for a major biannual ceremony beginning the same day. Meanwhile, Seiichi Eto, a special adviser to Abe, paid a visit to the shrine, which many in other Asian countries regard as a symbol of Japan's wartime militarism.

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