Essays Tagged: "Shintoism"

Hemp in Japanese Culture

sed by Shinto priests, including the Japanese emperor himself who acts as a kind of chief priest of Shintoism. Several hemp fields are cultivated on Shikoku, one of the four main islands of Japan, to ...

(15 pages) 74 0 4.6 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers


ShintoismThe Shinto religion was started in the Tokugawa period(1600-1868) of Japanese history. The ... igion, thenative Japanese religion, from fragments of texts and popularreligious practices.However, Shintoism is probably not a native religion ofJapan (since the Japanese were not the original "nativ ... number of unrelated local religions that combinedwith the the centralized states. The two texts of Shintoism, theKojiki (The records of Ancient matters) and the Nihongi(Chronicles of Japan), were wri ...

(2 pages) 199 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Urbanisation example in Japan.

NIMISM, this is the belief that everything has a spirit which is the nature-worshipping religion of Shintoism. Confucianism, Taoism and other schools of thought which came from China are added on top ...

(8 pages) 92 0 3.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays