Shinto

Shinto
   The indigenous faith of the Japanese people. Also see Buddhist art, chigi, and Japanese art.

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  • Shinto —    A Sino Japanese term meaning simply gods or spirits (shin/kami) or the way, conduct, power or deeds of the kami. In China the term shen tao written with the same characters as Shinto referred to spirits and spirit worship, especially non… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Shinto kaiga —    Shinto paintings. Shinto seems originally to have been aniconic, the kami having no fixed forms around which iconography could develop. Iconic representations including paintings and statues (see Shinzo) appeared as a result of Buddhist… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Shinto Shuseiha —     Shinto Cultivation Group . An association founded in 1873 by Nitta, Kuniteru (1829 1902) for the purpose of worshipping Amaterasu, the kami of heaven, and the kami of earth, the triad who figure in the Kojiki account of creation. The… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Shinto scholarship —    For early scholarship on Shinto see Kokugaku. The academic study of Shinto in the 20th century has been carried out mainly by Shinto theologians, often priests, affiliated to Shinto training institutions such as Kokugakuin or Kogakkan… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Shinto Taikyo —     Great Teaching of Shinto . One of the thirteen groups of sect Shinto (kyoha shinto). An organisation with no single founder, it was established in 1873 by pro Shinto Meiji administrators as the Temple of the Great Teaching (Taikyo in) to… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Shinto Directive —    The Shinto Directive (in Japanese translation shinto shirei) was a short document produced, under the direction of the American William K.Bunce, by the Religions Division of the Civil Information and Education Section, Supreme Commander of… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Shinto Gobusho —     The Five Shinto Scriptures . The name given in the late seventeenth century by Deguchi, Nobuyoshi to a collection of thirteenth century texts of Watarai (or Ise) shinto. Five scriptures purporting to be ancient secret works restricted to… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Shinto taisei-kyo —     Accomplishment of the Way of the Kami . A religious group founded by Hirayama, Seisai or Shosai (1815 1890), a high ranking member of the last Tokugawa government. He arrived in Edo at the age of twenty and studied Chinese and kokugaku. After …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Shinto shirei —    Japanese term for the Shinto Directive …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • SHINTO — Le shint 拏 est généralement défini comme la religion nationale du Japon, religion autochtone, par opposition au bouddhisme, religion étrangère importée du continent. C’est là une vision bien sommaire des choses, sinon totalement erronée, mais qui …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Shintō —   [ʃ , sinojapanisch] der, , Shintoịsmus, Schintoịsmus, Kami no michi [ mitʃi; japanisch »Weg der Kami (Gottheiten)«], die Gesamtheit der ursprünglichen, wesentlich aus dem bewussten Erleben der Natur hervorgegangen religiösen Vorstellungen der …   Universal-Lexikon

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