Shinto Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Religious duel in Japan: Pastor rock vs. Buddhist monk bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | The Star Online

    ... followers, while Christians make up less than two percent. About 48 percent, meanwhile, follow Japan's native Shinto religion. But for many Japanese, religion of any sort is more of a seasonal formality, paying homage at a shrine or celebrating ...

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  2. A brief but sweet history of strawberries in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... the protagonist Meiko gets into big trouble for stealing some strawberries that had been left as an offering at a Shinto shrine. Japan is the seventh largest producer of strawberries in the world as of 2013, with just about all of the output ...

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  3. Ise Jingu: telling Japan's story to the rest of the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... it, you must visit. Picture books cannot tell the full story, for all the senses must be fully engaged. It is why Shinto and Ise Jingu are called the "soul of Japan." During my initial visit to Ise Jingu, a Shinto priest beckoned me to walk around ...

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  4. For Generations Meiji Jingu ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Ecology Global Network

    ... passes through the grand torii at the south entrance. By tradition, the torii or shrine gate marks the entrance to a Shinto Shrine or a sacred space. Open from sunrise to sunset every day of the year, the wide gravel walking path - and traditional ...

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  5. News of the Weird by Chuck ShepherdRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Jewish World Review

    Weird Japan, Again: Among the sites Japan has submitted for 2017 United Nations World Heritage status is the island of Okinoshima, home of a sacred shrine with which Shinto gods have been "protecting" fishermen as long ago as the fourth century. . A current Tokyo craze, reported an Australian Broadcasting correspondent, involves "stressed out" professionals and office workers publicly outfitted in colorful, full-body lycra suits in a rebellion against the nation's stultifying conformity.

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  6. Naoshima, Japan an art-and-design destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... saw dug into the surrounding hills to ease the way for pedestrians. More than occasionally, I spotted humble roadside Shinto shrines at which the faithful had left flowers and other offerings. Seeing them, it was easy to imagine the island and its ...

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  7. Japanese Garden to open for seasonRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Seattle Japanese Garden will celebrate First Viewing, a reopening event welcoming the general public inside the gates for the 2016 season, on Sunday, March 6. First Viewing begins with a Shinto blessing, a formal ceremony that has been conducted in Japan since ancient times, at 11 a.m. The blessing, conducted by the Rev. Koichi Barrish of Tsubaki Grand Shrine in Granite Falls, Wash., will usher in auspicious ki for a successful new year.

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  8. 'Still returning from hell': New normal settles in 5 years after Fukushima nuclear disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | CBC News

    Wahei and Sadako Nagayama don't have many visitors at their home in Nahara, a town 20 kilometres from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northeastern Japan. Wahei and Sadako Nagayama still keep the tiny Shinto shrine, former silk mill and zen garden in their yard as immaculate as ever.

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  9. An art-and-design island destination: Naoshima, JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | The Tribune

    ... saw dug into the surrounding hills to ease the way for pedestrians. More than occasionally, I spotted humble roadside Shinto shrines at which the faithful had left flowers and other offerings. Seeing them, it was easy to imagine the island and its ...

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  10. Seattle Japanese Garden blessed on First ViewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Japanese Garden's First Viewing, Sunday, Mar. 6, 2016. Reverend Koichi Barrish of Tsubaki Grand Shrine performs a Shinto blessing on the Seattle Japanese Garden during First Viewing on Sunday, Mar. 6, 2016. Reverend Koichi Barrish of Tsubaki Grand ...

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  11. Fukushima: Five years on, the legacy of nuclear disaster still rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... collapsed in the earthquake have simply been left - rubble, roof tiles and all. The ceremonial torii gate of the Shinto shrine is lying exactly where it fell, on its side jutting out into the street. The tsunami-devastated Iwaki city in Fukushima ...

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  12. Takekoma Inari Shrine in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Japan Inc.

    ... shrine in all of Japan. The first is Fushimi Inari Shrine in Japan's culture capital of Kyoto. Inari shrines are Shinto shrines to the fox gods of fertility, rice, tea, sake and industry. More than one-third of the shrines in Japan are Inari ...

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  13. My view: Reverence vital virtue in 'fast-forward' worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Deseret News

    ... 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. Not only is reverence not necessarily tied to a single ...

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  14. Japanese Garden to open for seasonRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Seattle Japanese Garden will celebrate First Viewing, a reopening event welcoming the general public inside the gates for the 2016 season, on Sunday, March 6. First Viewing begins with a Shinto blessing, a formal ceremony that has been conducted in Japan since ancient times, at 11 a.m. The blessing, conducted by the Rev. Koichi Barrish of Tsubaki Grand Shrine in Granite Falls, Wash., will usher in auspicious ki for a successful new year.

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  15. Takekoma Inari Shrine in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Japan Inc.

    ... shrine in all of Japan. The first is Fushimi Inari Shrine in Japan's culture capital of Kyoto. Inari shrines are Shinto shrines to the fox gods of fertility, rice, tea, sake and industry. More than one-third of the shrines in Japan are Inari ...

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  16. Well-preserved Kanazawa more accessible on Japan's new bullet trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Philly.com

    ... to the teahouse area is Utatsuyama ("rabbit dragon mountain"), a hilly district packed with Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. There are no major edifices, but the small compounds and winding lanes make for a picturesque (if often sweaty) stroll. ...

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  17. For Generations Meiji Jingu ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Ecology Global Network

    ... passes through the grand torii at the south entrance. By tradition, the torii or shrine gate marks the entrance to a Shinto Shrine or a sacred space. Open from sunrise to sunset every day of the year, the wide gravel walking path - and traditional ...

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  18. Tokyo's Tsukiji: Going, Going, But Not Really GoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    ... there's less danger of being run down by a truck, which is a plus. The main street of the market ends at a colorful Shinto shrine, Namiyokei Inari Jinja , with massive carved wooden lion dog heads - one red, one black. The shrine was built to ...

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  19. Bullet train makes Kanazawa more accessible than everRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2016 | The Peninsula

    ... to the teahouse area is Utatsuyama ("rabbit dragon mountain"), a hilly district packed with Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. There are no major edifices, but the small compounds and winding lanes make for a picturesque (if often sweaty) stroll. ...

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  20. Pics: Kanazawa, Japan's other cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    ... to the teahouse area is Utatsuyama ("rabbit dragon mountain"), a hilly district packed with Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. There are no major edifices, but the small compounds and winding lanes make for a picturesque (if often sweaty) stroll. ...

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