Shinto Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Boy latest in line of spinning top artistsRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2014 | The Japan Times

    ... they were gone, he soon got new ones. The uncle allowed him to perform on stage for the first time at Hakozakigu, a Shinto shrine in Fukuoka, last September. On the stage where his succession was announced, Kazuma burst into tears once he succeeded ...

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  2. Fire god temple a pilgrimage hot spot among JapaneseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... 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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  3. Netizen Voices: A Unique Form of NecrophiliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2014 | China Digital Times

    Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe's December visit to the Yasukuni Shrine -a Shinto shrine in Tokyo honoring Japan 's war casualties, including some convicted of war crimes against China-nettled many in China.

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  4. 11 things about Tokyo travelRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2013 | 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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  5. Putin avoids criticizing Abe in interview with Chinese TVRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | The Japan Times

    ... to Tokyo's war-related Yasukuni Shrine - a trip that infuriated Beijing and Seoul. Alluding to Abe's visit to the Shinto shrine dedicated to Japan's war dead, as well as Class-A war criminals, CCTV asked Putin in the interview Friday to comment on ...

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  6. Japan: Abe's calculated Yasukuni Shrine visitRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2014 | Asian Correspondent

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, second from right, follows a Shinto priest to pay respect for the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo last month.

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  7. Pilgrimage to fire god at temple near Osaka, JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2014 | The Detroit News

    About 3.5 million people visit the Kiyoshikojin Seicho-ji complex annually, over 700,000 of them during the peak pilgrimage season from New Year's to early February alone, says 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 ... (more)

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  8. China, Japan slug it out in the world's pressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2014 | SanLuisObispo.com

    In this Dec. 26, 2013, file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, second from right, follows a Shinto priest to pay respect for the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo.

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  9. Japan's Abe visits war shrine, adds fuel to fire with ChinaRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    ... so as to express my respect to the heroic spirits who sacrificed their lives for the country," he told reporters. The Shinto shrine in central Tokyo honours 2.5 million war dead, including 14 leading war criminals from the second world war. Visits ... 1 comment

  10. China-Japan disputes spill onto opinion pagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Dec. 26, 2013, file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, second from right, follows a Shinto priest to pay respect for the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo.

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  11. After Aum, post-9/11 lull, weeklies rediscover faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2014 | The Japan Times

    ... scholar Hiro Sachiya, who suggested that the reason Japanese adhere to the work ethic is due to the influence of Shinto. ("Among Christians and Muslims, work is regarded as punishment from God; Buddhists disdain labor; but Shinto venerates it," the ...

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  12. China, Japan slug it outin the pressRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2014 | The Japan Times

    ... with Japan means it could be drawn into a conflict. Cui accused Abe of denying wartime atrocities and linked his Shinto homage to his government's efforts to loosen the constitutional constraints on its military so it can project power overseas. ...

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  13. FEATURE: 10-yr-old latest in line of spinning top performing artsRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... The uncle found Kazuma had "good aptitude" and allowed him to perform on stage for the first time at Hakozakigu, a Shinto shrine in Fukuoka , in September 2013 . On the stage where his succession was announced, Kazuma burst into tears once he ...

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  14. Pilgrimage to fire god shrine in temple near Osaka evokes ties to ancient JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... 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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  15. Japan and America: Surrounded by sharksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | The Economist

    ... however, coincided with Mr Abe's decision to go to the Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo, on December 26th. The shrine, in Shinto lore, houses the spirits of 14 high-ranking war criminals along with those of 2.5m other war dead. The visit handed a ...

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  16. Pilgrimage to shrine in temple near Osaka evokes ties to ancient JapanRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2014 | Cape Breton Post

    ... 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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  17. Pilgrimage to fire god at temple near Osaka, JapanRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... shrine to Kojin, god of the hearth, also known as the fire or kitchen god but the complex also includes shrines to Shinto gods of water, eyes, oxen and commerce. Photo: Katherine Kono, AP This Jan. 2, 2014 photo shows visitors fanning themselves ...

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  18. 11 things about Tokyo travelRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2013 | 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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  19. Travel and Adventure: Tokyo is heart of constantly intriguing JapanRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2014 | Steuben Courier

    ... to contain some of Buddha's ashes. With plenty of shops and boisterous crowds, the area also is home to an important Shinto temple. Shinto is the religion that predated the fifth-century arrival of Buddhism in Japan. Another favorite Tokyo gathering ...

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  20. Monkey laboratory keeps low profile at EverettRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2014 | Bioscience Technology

    ... headquarters in Everett sit on a 29-acre site tucked behind tall trees and security fencing along Seaway Boulevard. A Shinto shrine stands outside, honoring animals used in research. The facility, which currently houses 1,200 monkeys, has room for ...

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