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Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 2
Now the point of any study of how much we share in our search for the Deity must be in what shared behaviors should we expect? For the purposes of the community of A Mystical Grove, this must be in how we revere and cherish Nature in all its manifold...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Pagan Culture Never Died
Pagan culture never died. It changed, was hidden, became hushed -- but never died. We can look around and see that many of the Old ways are still part of everyday life. Here's a few examples. What others can you see in your own surroundings? A personal...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Religion & Philosophy >> Superstition
The 'W' Word (Witch), What Does it Mean?
The other day I sat down and again tried to define what it is that I am doing. We are talking about beginning our church next year, but a church of what? I am the type that is most comfortable with a clear and complete understanding, so I began at the...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 1
It is often said that all paths are like spokes on a wheel. We start at the rime and follow a spoke to the hub of central truth from which all paths arise and to which they all return. Those of you who've been following my articles should also know that to a...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Lavender: Solace and Majestic
Lavender, the Herb of Air, My friend when I am in despair. I ask Earth's blessing to bestow, As I tend and watch you grow. Strong roots and dainty stems, Bring joy to life when pleasure dims. Wee green bud with purple top, All your uses never stop. From...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary L
Brigid - The Goddess of Imbolc and Celtic Europe
Celtic Myth | Ireland | Britain | Christianity | A Myth The Pagan goddess Brigid is perhaps one of the oldest goddesses of Celtic Europe still recognized and worshipped. In fact, until the mid-twentieth century in Scotland, she was still welcomed in at Imbolc...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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Aspects of Shinto in Japanese Communication - University of Rhode
shrines (jinja), is the oldest type of Shinto and has played an important role in ... Shinto traditions and Japanese myth, all centered on the spiritual unification of.
Theology of Shinto - The Mercer Family
Feb 19, 2004 “Shrine Shinto (Jinja Shinto) is the principle form, in existence from the beginning of ... Much of the early customs of this period are unknown.
Shinto, primal religion and international identity -
throughout the centuries, the threefold traditions of Shinto, Buddhism and .... of religion, the separation of religion and the state, and the foundation of the Jinja.
Shintô's spiritual value in the past and present - Skemman
various customs that are interlinked between Shintô and the Japanese ...... Tsubaki Jinja (shrine) has a flourishing offshoot on the West Coast of America at.
The Miko and the Itako: The Role of Women in Contemporary Shinto
Apr 8, 2013 The Role of the Women in Contemporary Shinto Ritual ..... Purity, on the other hand, is provided by rituals and allows an individual or a household ..... One is the institutional narrative, including both the Jinja Honchō, or.

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Foreign tourism emerges as bright spot amid Japan's dim economic prospects
Aside from interest in Japan, including anything from anime, pop idols, food, technology and Buddhism and Shinto culture, they often cite several other factors.
Festival / A fair that bustles with prayers for good business
The Tori-no-Ichi is conducted according to old Japanese customs, and is held on the days of the rooster in November. Days of the rooster occur ...
Shinto priest blazes trail as a community activist
Okada, 48, arrived at Sugimori Shrine in spring 2011 from Jinja Honcho in Tokyo, the administrative headquarters of an organization that presides over Shinto shrines across Japan. He was inspired to become a Shinto ...
Seeing where Shinto and Buddhism cross
The 20 Steps in a Shinto Funeral
The offerings are placed on a table near the funeral altar. "Ubusuna jinja ni kiyu hokoku," step seven, announcement of the return of the spirit, is the announcement to the local shrine that the deceased's spirit has returned.

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Jinja shinto
Doctrines, Jinja shinto is the form of Shinto commonly practised at the nearly ... of Shinto rituals, applying oneself to them with sincerity, cheerfulness and purity ...
small Shinto shrines Sanctuaries for kami, or shrines, are called jinja. These usually consist of a building surrounded by trees. Most Shinto buildings are shrines ...
Shinto shrine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Shinto shrine (神社, jinja, archaic: shinsha, meaning: "place of the god(s)") is a .... a particular purpose, a tradition of which traces can be found in some rituals.
Shinto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shrine Shinto (神社神道, Jinja-Shintō), the main tradition of Shinto, has always been a part of Japan's .... These rituals are the lifeblood of the practice of Shinto.
JINJA HONCHO - Association of Shinto Shrines | Spiritual Beliefs
JINJA HONCHO - Association of Shinto Shrines. ... The custom of 'Chinju no Mori' (the grove of a village shrine), highly valued in recent years for its role in ...

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