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A Year in the Life of a Shinto Shrine

John K. Nelson - Religion - 1996 - 286 pages
What we today call Shinto has been at the heart of Japanese culture for almost as long as there has been a political entity distinguishing itself as Japan.A Year in the Life of ...
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Practically Religious: Worldly Benefits and the Common Religion of Japan

Ian Reader, George Joji Tanabe - Religion - 1998 - 303 pages
Praying for practical benefits (genze riyaku) is a common religious activity in Japan. Despite its widespread nature and the vast numbers of people who pray and purchase ...
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Shinto: The Way of the Gods

W. G. Aston - Religion - 2004 - 400 pages
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Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan

Japan - 1900
List of transactions, v. 1-41 in v. 41.
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Divine Impersonations: Nyoirin Kannon in Medieval Japan

Sarah Alizah Fremerman - 2008 - 222 pages
In medieval Japan the possession of Buddha relics was believed to confer spiritual authority, and Nyoirin's wish-fulfilling jewel---a crystalline object imbued with apotropaic ...
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George Williams - Shinto - 2009 - 201 pages
Shinto is the indigenous religion of Japan and came into being after a number of tribal religions were combined over 2,500 years ago.
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The Fox and the Lion

T.R. Bhanot - 1998 - 16 pages
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The Fox and the Fortune

Dan Parkinson - Fiction - 1999 - 256 pages
In the bestselling tradition of Patrick O'Brian, Parkinson has created a rollicking saga of men at sea, locked in battle that could mean the difference between freedom of the ...
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