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Synonyms for Shintoism

the ancient indigenous religion of Japan lacking formal dogma

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Shintoism finds its roots in indigenous traditions.
The serene tenets of Buddhism and the deep respect for nature embodied in Shintoism have obviously had a deep impact on the Japanese.
(108) Shintoism's chief god is Amaterasu, the Sun goddess.
Shintoism and Buddhism are the majority religions in Japan, but Japan has had several Christian prime ministers--along with, unsurprisingly, world-class companies like Toyota, Honda and Sony.
These faiths are harder for Western observers to see, since such religions as Buddhism in China and elsewhere in Asia and Shintoism in Japan are not congregational, "churched" structures.
The group, including US President Barack Obama -- who is making a historic trip to the atomic-bombed city of Hiroshima on Friday -- visited Ise Jingu, a shrine complex that sits at the spiritual heart of Japan's native Shintoism.
Buddhism and Shintoism (a nature-based religion), are practiced by all in perfect harmony with each other.
I also really like Japanese Shintoism or animism or whatever we want to call it.
Gareth said: "Many people, who know my work, would expect Amaterasu to be some form of old Welsh, but the fact it's Japanese and I have used Shintoism as inspiration is highly unusual for me.
In other East Asian countries, the role of religion has declined in the public domain, for example, due to communism in China and nationalist Shintoism in Japan.
In Shintoism, everything has a spirit, this island too.
Especially, in my village religious division between established religions (Shingon sect and Shintoism)and new religion(Souka Gakkai) was influencial.
Distinguished representatives of Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Judaism, Hinduism, Taoism and Shintoism are in Astana for the 13th meeting of the Congress' Secretariat to prepare for the 5th triennial Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions.
The study's eight major religious groups were Buddhism, Christianity, adherents of folk or traditional religions (which Pew defined to include 'African traditional religions, Chinese folk religions, Native American religions and Australian aboriginal religions"), Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, "adherents of other religions (such as the Baha'i faith, Jainism, Shintoism, Sikhism, Taoism, Ten-rikyo, Wicca and Zoroastrianism)," and the religiously unaffiliated.