Shinto Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. videoMarie Kondo Will Change Your LifeOr at least your living space....Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | New York Magazine

    ... the one who tidied," Kondo clarified. "I actually executed all the tidying up." At 18, she got a part-time job at a Shinto shrine, where she kept order for the shrine elder and sold lucky charms at a kiosk. In college, she studied sociology and ...


  2. 6 Reasons to Visit KyotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Fodor's

    ... six reasons to visit this charming city. If there's one thing Kyoto doesn't lack, it's temples. With over 1,600 Zen, Shinto, and Buddhist temples and shrines, it can be difficult to know which are worthy of your time. The Fushimi-Inari shrine ...


  3. Ap Photos: Editor selections from AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Connecticut Post

    ... were killed by the Islamic State group, in Tokyo. In this Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, file photo, a visitor walks under a Shinto shrine gate in Yunishigawa, Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Across Asia last week, there were bean-catching ceremonies, ...


  4. This is Not a Zoo, But Rather a Real Japanese Village Filled with Wild FoxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | TechEBlog

    ... a torii (traditional Japanese gate) too. In Japanese culture, foxes are believed to be messengers of Inari Okami, the Shinto deity of fertility, prosperity and rice. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.


  5. redRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | TrekEarth

    INARI IN KYOTO 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.


  6. The perfect arty escape from TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 |

    ... the glory of the seasons. Terraced high altitude gardens provide nooks for quiet contemplation; while an ancient Shinto shrine, marked by a bold red torii gate rising from the waters of Lake Ashi, pays homage to the deities of nature. Hakone first ...


  7. TOKYO: Japanese parents seek unique names for their childrenRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | Asia News Network

    ... done only by the parents." In the olden days, grandparents would name their grandchildren and sometimes consulted a Shinto shrine for ideas. Children's names mirror their parents' desire for them to grow up into a person with a distinct personality, ... 3 comments

  8. Where Buddhism and Shintoism meetRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Japan Times

    ... The significance, however, is the emphasis on the syncretic relation between the import of Buddhism and the native Shinto in what is generally considered to be a distinctive area of Shinto religion surrounding the Izumo Grand Shrine. "Standing ... 1 comment

  9. Children's Museum Offers Kids Glimpse at Life in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | NY1

    ... cones. They're bunny rabbits... I like it," said one young visitor. Cross a bridge and visitors find themselves in a Shinto shrine, where they can leave a wish or get a fortune. "I think it's terrific. I've been to Japan and this is a great memory ...


  10. Lingering outside the way station for the deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | The Japan Times

    ... grandfather, who battled misgivings about intercultural marriage to share his heritage. "My grandfather loved the Shinto pantheon, he loved nature; we spent many summers walking up to some Shinto shrine. My summers meant sleeping in mosquito nets or ...


  11. 'Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | SFGate

    ... country altogether. It is a place rich with mystery and myth, various schools of Buddhism and the remnants of Shinto, an indigenous religion that saw the world as driven by nature, demons, mythological creatures and as many as 8 million gods. Part ...


  12. Japan's top sumo stars in New Year ritualRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Reuters

    ... sumo wrestlers perform a traditional foot-stomping ritual to usher in the New Year at Meiji Jingu, Tokyo's biggest Shinto shrine. Sumo has deep roots in Japan's Shinto religion, and was originally performed in temples as offerings to gods. Now, ...


  13. 15 PHOTOS that make you go ROFLRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 |

    ... ice-cold water at the Teppozu Inari shrine in Tokyo. According to organizers, about 100 participants took part in the Shinto ceremony to purify their souls and wish for good health in the new year. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters A man bites a trout ...


  14. Age of Maturity: Facts About Japan's Newest Adults on Coming of Age DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Twenty-year-old tour guides dressed in traditional kimonos pose for a photo at Tokyo's Meiji Shrine before attending a purification ceremony with a Shinto priest to celebrate Japan's Coming of Age Day on Friday. The guides will be working on the holiday itself, so unable to celebrate then.


  15. Banner's return strengthens friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | St. Marys Star

    ... for with a Japanese prisoner of war. Mayor Ross Fowler returned the banner in a moving ceremony at the Anamori Inari Shinto Shrine in Haneda Tokyo in which a vase, packet of "Peace" cigarettes & a tie pin were presented to the Penrith Council ...


  16. Today in Photos, January 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    People grimace as they bathe in icy water to purify their souls and bodies and wish for good health during a new year event at the Teppozu-Inari shrine in Tokyo, Japan, while foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Kenyan counterpart Amina Mohammed discuss ties between their countries after signing a memorandum of understanding in Nairobi on Saturday, and more ... Cold comfort - People grimace as they bathe in icy water to purify their souls and bodies and wish for good health during a new year event at the Teppozu-Inari shrine in Tokyo, Japan. Some 100 Shinto believers took part in the 60th annual purification ceremony, which first involves prayers given by a priest and then immersion in chilly water in a big tank on the temple's grounds.


  17. Japan's leader says he will express remorse for World War IIRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    ... short of saying it would again apologize. Abe spoke to reporters in the city of Ise after visiting an important Shinto shrine there. Seventy years on, the scars of World War II still poison relations in Asia, particularly between Japan and nearby ...


  18. Japan holds mid-winter cold bath ritualRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    A half-naked shrine parishioner using a wooden tub pours cold water onto himself during an annual cold-endurance festival at the Kanda Myojin Shinto shrine in Tokyo, Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. Pouring cold water on their bodies is believed to purify their souls.


  19. Annual cold-endurance festival held at Shinto shrines in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | UPI

    ... al and public shrines devoted to the worship of many gods, or kami. It is largest religion in Japan with over 100,000 Shinto shrines in the country.


  20. Between a rock and an art place in Kurashiki's merchant quartersRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Japan Times

    ... interlocked, their surfaces resembling an expanse of gray fish scales. For those interested in Japan's pre-Shinto spirit world and the putative origins of its early stone gardens, Achi Shrine is home to a number of large granite boulders known as ...