Essays Tagged: "Shinto"

Comparing Taoism, Hinduism, and Shinto religions.

Taoism, Hinduism, and Shinto ReligionsTaoism began about 11 th century BCE in China. Lao Tzu which means the Old Boy, the ... practiced today in India (some 450million people there) and also in Africa and the Pacific Islands.Shinto's history is first known at about 7th century BCE in Japan. In the 7th century BC was when th ... BCE in Japan. In the 7th century BC was when the first Japanese emperor was enthroned and the name Shinto (meaning "the way of the Gods") was coined in the 6th century AD. The preferred name is Kami- ...

(3 pages) 130 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Japan, a brief history, current information, and global issues.

slight blur to it in Japan as far as how they view themselves. The major religions are Buddhism and Shinto with a fairly significant amount in the other category such as Confucianism, Islam, and Chris ... anity. Buddhism runs mainly based on the goal of achieving Nirvana, a state of enlightenment, where Shinto is a religion based greatly upon its optimism. It seems like religion does not seem to be as ...

(9 pages) 242 1 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Japanese Cultures wrote this in English 101 ,A to B status

e to follow theThe path. Religion was also a factor in Japanese lives the religions differ from the ShintoAnd Buddhism. The two most common religions found in Japan other than other places.Japanese cl ...

(4 pages) 64 1 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

History of Haiku

t lyrical poems which scholars believe were originally written as part of the pre-Buddhist or early Shinto ceremonial rituals (Haiku). This anthology includes anonymous songs and prayers designed to c ...

(2 pages) 51 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Religion Today

correlating to canonical seasons, and high holy days have specific displays. Asian restaurants have Shinto and Buddhist shrines, the odor of incense wafting out into the street, mingling with the smel ...

(4 pages) 241 1 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

I got a 94 on this one my teacher says that my explaination of the shinto and buddhist religions were quite precise.

Religion in Japanese HistoryShinto was the earliest Japanese religion, its obscure beginnings dating back at least to the middle ... ix of nature worship, fertility cults, divination techniques, hero worship, and shamanism. The word Shinto, or "the Way of the kami (gods or spirits)," came into use only after the sixth century, when ... eign religions of Buddhism and Confucianism that they were then encountering. Thus, in its origins, Shinto was the religion of a pristine people who, above all, were sensitive to the spiritual forces ...

(6 pages) 107 0 3.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Hemp in Japanese Culture

Hemp was in the Japanese culture:I'll provide you with the following:Hemp was traditionally used by Shinto priests, including the Japanese emperor himself who acts as a kind of chief priest of Shintoi ... of the four main islands of Japan, to make ceremonial linen clothes for the Imperial family and for Shinto priests.Hemp is also grown in some parts of Nagano prefecture by farmers with a hemp license ...

(15 pages) 74 0 4.6 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Japanese Ethics

es in Japanese business systems are influenced by three philosophical and religious traditions: the Shinto Ethic, The Confucian Ethic, and the Buddhist Ethic. Boye De Mente adds a fourth which he labe ... Ethic, and the Buddhist Ethic. Boye De Mente adds a fourth which he labels the Parent-Child Ethic. Shinto was the primitive religion of Japan before Confucius and Buddha . The chief deity of Shinto i ...

(16 pages) 137 1 4.6 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Exorcism.

wn fact that other religions and practices use this ritual too. Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Shinto an even occultist and witches have some form of exorcism(A.G.H). Most of these practices are ...

(5 pages) 40 0 3.6 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Paranormality & Spirituality

Evaluate the historical accuracy of the Samurai way of life represented in the film, 'The Last Samurai'

f the family unit. They devoted their thoughts and actions entirely to one word, 'Bushido'. Zen and Shinto taught the Samurai peace and respect for nature and others, even in times of great turmoil. I ... back into the ocean, these drops became the islands of Japan." This statement is one of the oldest Shinto myths, still believed by the Japanese today. However Shinto was not just a set of beliefs to ...

(10 pages) 42 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Terrorist Attack

terminally foreign, speaking foreign languages, effect foreign cultures, active foreign religions (Shinto, Buddhism), American society could not differentiate between the Empire of Japan and American ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.4 Jul/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

A comparison between similarities of different cultures.

ilarities have been originated since the origins of the cultures. Even though most cultures such as Shinto and Taoism may vary in different ways, they appeared to share many related beliefs. Many of t ... s. By comparing these ideologies, we could drag out their connection in different cultures.Japanese Shinto and Chinese Taoism show much relationship in the creation of humans. In the Shinto myth "The ...

(2 pages) 44 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Buddhist Temple

ions on Korean and Viet Nam”, “Hand book of Japanese Mythology, Religion in Japanese Culture, and Shinto- Japanese’s spiritual Roots”The first part of the analysis will discuss history of Buddhist ... ections on Korean and Viet Nam” Hand book of Japanese Mythology, Religion in Japanese Culture, and Shinto- Japanese’s spiritual Roots.. This research report will be done by looking close up the sim ...

(9 pages) 47 0 2.3 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Separation of Religions in Meiji Japan

ion.Separation of Religions in Meiji JapanBefore the Meiji policy that authorized the separation of Shinto and Buddhism, Japanese religious culture had been to all intents defined by Buddhism. Shrines ... of Buddhism as a response to its institutional decadence, but in fact, the policy of separation of Shinto and Buddhism was part of a larger effort to separate religious and political spheres in an at ...

(3 pages) 870 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Erotic Art and Pornography

nd erotic art have particular spiritual meanings inside the native religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Shinto and Taoism. The Greeks and Romans created a lot art and decoration of an erotic nature, much ...

(9 pages) 65 1 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers

THE IMPACT OF HOSTILE TAKEOVER IN JAPAN

Japanese system (Porter, 1992).The value system in Japanese business has been heavily influenced by Shinto, Buddhism, and Confucianism (Maher and Wong 1994). Although much has been written on Japanese ... time employment, respect for people, and just-in-time production, little has been written about how Shinto drives the national and individual spirit (Maher and Wong, 1994). Often overlooked are the sa ...

(22 pages) 40 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Eastern Religions Rel 133

ealing abilities (www.holisticjunction.com). There is also Seiki, which is a practice that embraces Shinto and Zen Buddhism. Seiki focuses on breathing to cleans and repair the body. It is believed th ...

(9 pages) 211 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Eastern Religions Elements Matrix (Confucianism and Shinto)

Eastern Religions Elements Matrix (Confucianism and Shinto)Religion: Confucianism1.Country of origin : China2.Time of and key figures in origins: From t ... of ethics & morality: Confucian teachings included Li, Hsiao, Yi, Xin, Jen, and Chung.Religion: Shinto1.Country of origin: Japan2.Time of and key figures in origins: formed around 500 BCE or earli ... ry of origin: Japan2.Time of and key figures in origins: formed around 500 BCE or earlier. The name Shinto was derived in 8th Century C.E.3.Other key figures and/or events from the origins to todayBef ...

(3 pages) 67 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A Religious Perspective on Motivation

y countless religions exist in the world today. Among these are Christianity, Buddhism, Jainism and Shinto to name a few. While many differences exist among the religions, many similarities also exist ...

(12 pages) 43 0 3.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Medically Assisted Suicide

heir official document, The Declaration of Euthanasia in 1980. Protestantism, Judaism, Buddhism and Shinto religions all have mixed positions regarding euthanasia, balancing compassion and human digni ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jul/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management