Shinto Newswire (Page 9)

Shinto Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Shinto. (Page 9)

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  1. Bits & PiecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    ... exhibition are miyamairi kimono, spectacular works with hand-painted designs made for a toddler's first visit to a Shinto shrine. Others show a dazzling variety of patterns and dyeing techniques, including kasuri (threads are tie-dyed before being ...

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  2. Japan's Prince Mikasa, who fought war in China under a fake name, dies at 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    ... Noriko, a daughter of Prince Takamado, gave up her imperial title when she married a priest at Izumo Taisha, a Shinto shrine in Shimane Prefecture in 2014. Prince Mikasa was born on December 2, 1915, as Prince Takahito and the fourth son of Emperor ...

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  3. 60 years ago, a get-well card led to sister citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... has a small shrine, elevated on a post, similar to an old police call box. Inside are two small fox figurines. In Shinto tradition, they protect against evil spirits. On March 11, they must have been working overtime. Itabashi, 89, ended up with ...

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  4. Fushimi Inari ShrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 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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  5. Living dolls: A look at Fukuoka's ningyo craftsmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | CNN

    ... city tour. Dating back nearly 1,300 years, Kushida is Fukuoka's most venerable shrine, dedicated to the three gods of Shinto. Those not in town to see the Hakata Gion Yamakasa can watch it on screen at the Hakata Machiya Folk Museum , close to ...

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  6. Living dolls: A behind-the-scenes look at Fukuoka's ningyo craftsmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | CNN

    ... city tour. Dating back nearly 1,300 years, Kushida is Fukuoka's most venerable shrine, dedicated to the three gods of Shinto. Those not in town to see the Hakata Gion Yamakasa can watch it on screen at the Hakata Machiya Folk Museum , close to ...

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  7. Japan cabinet ministers visit controversial war shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... war dead, but also senior military and political figures convicted of war crimes after World War II. The indigenous Shinto religious shrine has for decades been a flashpoint for criticism by countries that suffered from Japan's colonialism and ...

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  8. Abe aide prays for world peace during visit to war-linked Yasukuni ShrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Internal Affairs and Communications Minister Sanae Takaichi on Wednesday visited the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, becoming the first Cabinet member to do so during the shrine's autumn festival. "As a Japanese, I expressed with reverence gratitude for those who died for the state," Takaichi told reporters after visiting the Shinto shrine, seen as a symbol of Japan's past militarism as it honors convicted war criminals along with millions of war dead.

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  9. Dozens of Japan lawmakers to visit controversial Yasukuni war shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | The China Post

    ... war dead, but also senior military and political figures convicted of war crimes after World War II. The indigenous Shinto religious shrine has for decades been a flashpoint for criticism by countries that suffered from Japan's colonialism and ...

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  10. Lawmakers visit Tokyo's war-linked Yasukuni Shine for autumn festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... Democratic Party's Election Strategy Committee and Hiroshi Hase, a former education minister from the LDP. The Shinto shrine has been a source of diplomatic friction with China and South Korea, which suffered under Japan's wartime brutality, as it ...

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  11. Spotlight: Abe's cabinet members, senior lawmakers visit Yasukuni...Read the original story

    Oct 18, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    ... Representatives Speaker Tadamori Oshima and House of Councillors President Chuichi Date made ritual offerings at the Shinto shrine, which is widely seen as a living testament to Japan's past militarism. Visits by senior politicians to the war-linked ...

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  12. Dozens of Japan lawmakers visit controversial war shrine Tokyo (AFP)...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... war dead, but also senior military and political figures convicted of war crimes after World War II. The indigenous Shinto religious shrine has for decades been a flashpoint for criticism by countries that suffered from Japan's colonialism and ...

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  13. Japan cabinet minister, MPs visit Yasukuni shrine for war deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Reuters

    A group of lawmakers including Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker Hidehisa Otsuji are led by a Shinto priest as they pay their respects at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, October 18, 2016. A group of lawmakers including Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker Hidehisa Otsuji sip sake as a ritual after offering prayers at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, October 18, 2016. 8 comments

  14. Dozens of Japan lawmakers visit controversial war shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Dozens of Japanese lawmakers visited a controversial war shrine on Tuesday, in an annual pilgrimage that has angered China and South Korea, who see it as a painful reminder of Tokyo's warring past. A Shinto priest leads a group of lawmakers at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, on Oct 18, 2016.

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  15. Abe sends ritual offering to Yasukuni Shrine in name of prime ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering Monday to the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, a source of diplomatic friction between Japan and some of its Asian neighbors. Abe is likely to refrain from visiting the Shinto shrine during its four-day annual autumn festival through Thursday, ahead of expected summit talks with China and South Korea later this year.

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  16. TaikoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | The Free Dictionary

    ... One mythological story about the origin of taiko comes from the Nihon Shoki . According to myth, taiko came from the Shinto goddess Ame no Uzume, the goddess of sunlight, Amaterasu , and her brother Susanoo , the god of the sea and storms. The story ...

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  17. Island images: October 2016Read the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... anniversary of the Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii's Autumn Thanksgiving Festival on Sunday. The event included a Shinto worship service by the Rev. Nagahiko Senge of Shimane, Japan, who is superintendent of the Izumo Taisha Headquarters. ...

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  18. Island images: October 2016Read the original story

    Oct 10, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... anniversary of the Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii's Autumn Thanksgiving Festival on Sunday. The event included a Shinto worship service by the Rev. Nagahiko Senge of Shimane, Japan, who is superintendent of the Izumo Taisha Headquarters. ...

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  19. Itsukushima ShrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | TrekEarth

    ... connected by boardwalks and supported by pillars above the sea. Miyajima Island has a long history as a holy site of Shinto. The island's highest peak, Mount Misen, was worshiped by local people as early as the 6th century. In 1168, Taira no ...

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  20. Hand-Colored Photos of Religion in Meiji-Era JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Hyperallergic

    The ornate Yomei-mon Gate at Nikko Tosho-gu, a Shinto shrine in Japan's Tochigi Prefecture, has one pillar that stands upside down. The orientation is deliberate: builders in 1617 did not want to anger the gods by erecting a perfect building.

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