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By Joseph Cali,John Dougill

ISBN-10: 0824837134

ISBN-13: 9780824837136

Of Japan’s nice spiritual traditions, Shinto is much much less recognized and understood within the West. even though there are many books that designate the faith and its philosophy, this paintings is the 1st in English to target websites the place Shinto has been practiced because the sunrise of jap historical past. In an in depth introductory part, authors Joseph Cali and John Dougill delve into the interesting elements of Shinto, clarifying its courting with Buddhism in addition to its customs, symbolism, and pilgrimage routes. this is often by means of an absolutely illustrated consultant to fifty seven significant Shinto shrines all through Japan, a lot of which were targeted global historical past websites or nationwide Treasures. In every one complete access, the authors spotlight vital religious and actual beneficial properties of the person shrines (architecture, layout, and art), linked fairs, and enshrined gods. They word the prayers provided and, for tourists, the easiest occasions to go to. With over one hundred twenty five colour images and 50 unique illustrations of archetypical Shinto items and shrines, this quantity will enthrall not just these attracted to faith but in addition armchair tourists and viewers to Japan alike.

Whether you're making plans to go to the particular websites or take a digital trip, this consultant is the fitting companion.

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