The shrine of knowledge.

Shinto Mythology

A selection of articles related to shinto mythology.

Original articles from our library related to the Shinto Mythology. See Table of Contents for further available material (downloadable resources) on Shinto Mythology.

Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The Basics of Vedic Mythology
The Vedic language forms a chain with the isolating, agglutinative and inflexional stages of the Indus language, as proved by the march of the clause ta na Sa of the isolating Indus to the vedic root tarS (to be thirsty). At the isolating stage of the...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
An Overview of Greek Gods and Goddesses
The Twelve Olympians were the main gods and goddesses in Greek mythology. They resided in Mount Olympus and actually totals to fourteen Olympians but never more than twelve in a time.
Religion & Philosophy >> Deities & Heros

Shinto Mythology is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Shinto Mythology books and related discussion.

Suggested News Resources

Pagan, Spiritual & Magical Book Reviews February 2016
This essay was the one that hit home for me the most and reminded me just how important our relatives are, both personally and spiritually (this is also an important aspect of Shinto so perhaps it is natural that this essay spoke to me so much).
10 of the Prettiest Games Known to Humankind
Most of the themes in Okami deal with Japanese folklore and mythology, and that look seeps from every facet of the game. One of the integral ... The main character, Amaterasu, is a Shinto sun goddess that takes the form of a wolf.
Continuing Cornwall's tradition of rock carvings
When I was a very young child, my Dad took us all on a holiday to Tintagel in Cornwall, one of Britain's biggest Pagan hotspots due to its associations with the legends of King Arthur.
The making of a Smite god: from mythology to main stage
The Legends Behind Noragami
For one thing, Shinto isn't a monotheistic faith. There are tons of different kami, and not one of them has absolute authority over right and wrong.

Great care has been taken to prepare the information on this page. Elements of the content come from factual and lexical knowledge databases, library and third-party sources. We appreciate your suggestions and comments on further improvements of the site.

Discussion Forum
Afrikaner History
Place for your opinion