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Meaning the Way of the Gods, this Japanese religion advocates ritual and honor. It melded well with the philosophies of the Samurai warriors and is practiced by approximately 120 million people, mostly Japanese.
JapanShintoism can't be traced to its beginnings until the fith century.   It is the native religion of Japan and was once its state religion.   Japan..   During the first millenia BCE, Japan was colonised by newcomers from the mainland. They were animists, and their beliefs eventually...
Japan is really the only country with a good number of people practicing Shintoism.
Shintoism started in eastern japan and then spread out to the middle east. Shintoism is the oldest surviving Japanese religion. It came even before Buddhism.
Shintoism is a Japanese religion. Nowadays Asian religions are  spread all over the world, but it does come from Japan, and over  95% of Shintoists are Japanese.
105-118 million followers. Mainly concentrated in Japan, with a small amount in Cambodia and the United States (due to Japanese migrants)
No known founder of Shinto religion. It was more like a slow emergence of myths. However, the first accounts of the mythological stories started around 500 BCE, possibly earlier Was not considered a formal centralized religious until the beginning of the 6th century, about the same time as Buddhism,...
No person named Shinto ever existed, at least not as far as the foundations of the religion Shinto being based off that person are concerned. Shinto is derived from the root words "shin" meaning "kami" (which roughly but not exactly translates to spirit or god), and "to" (similar to "do") which...
izanagi, Izanami, or Kami.
Typically? Just receive blessings, and get married. There are a few members who actually go to the twice a month services, but they are a very small number of the membership. New Years is when the entire membership comes down for blessing, and the line extends around the block from 10 pm to almost...
The two religions both included the worship of spirits in nature.
shinto believes that in the after life everybody would have sex with everybody, and every little girl would loose her virginity to an old man scince they were born...
I think it's been around since 500 bc.
  No, the Shinto religion is from Japan.
The spirits are called kami.
Shinto was not "started", like Christianity. It developed as the native primitive religion of the Japanese people thousands of years ago. It changed and developed and evolved just like all religions do. But there was no "founder" of Shinto like there is in Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity, and...
A major teaching is for Shinto followers to live and coexist in harmony with nature and other people.
Oshogatsu represents the Shinto New Year. Seijin Shiki, is for all  Japanese who have reached adulthood to go to a shrine and give  thanks. Rissun, a Spring bean festival. Hina-Matsuri, a celebration  of the daughters in a family. Shabun-sai, a day for visiting the  graves of loved ones....
That is for sure that "Shinto Shrines" are in UK but the main place where they exist in large quantity is in wales.
worship of your own central diety.
According to Shinto mythology, the islands of Japan were created by?
Shinto is an action-oriented religion indigenous of Japan. The word  Shinto means 'way of the gods' and the religion was founded in 660  BC.
Shinto has no writtings!Followers of Shinto believe in Kami!Kami (there equivalent to a god) are spirits that take the form of such things as rain, wind, rivers and mountains!
  there isn`t one.....or more accurately there isn`t JUST one. Shintos believe in a plurality of kamis. At New Year the 7 gods of fortune are worshiped.....so they could be considered to be more important than other gods.
Yes they do even as a part of daily life.
No. Shinto is a system of spiritual beliefs/practices. But you can have Shinto shrines (temples).
Purity is at the heart of Shinto's understanding of good and evil. Its a good things because of cultrual diffusion with the rest of the world
There is no such thing as a Shinto god. There are, however, Kami, which are more like feelings or spirits than gods. (The kanji, or Chinese character, for "kami" loosely translates to god when the suffix "sama" is added. Thus, kami-sama means god.)
  How was Shintoism started?   How was Shintoism started?
Well, Shintoism doesn't have a founder, any important people, or any sacred texts. They believe in kamis which are spirits that are in everything, from trees to rocks to even people after they die. It is one of the oldest religions in the world, at 2,500 years old, about (established in 500 B.C.).
Shinto is Paganism in Japan.
The "How" may be hard to say. I imagine some people where worried about some transcendent questions and their spirituality and tried to find some answers. Shinto (literally, the way of the gods) is the native Japanese religion. It originated in prehistoric times and has long played an important role...
The State Shinto era was from 1868 to the end of WWII
respect for nature, cleanliness, love for simple things, and manners
Un peu compliqué à répondre car le shintoïsme n'a pas vraiment  d'écrits sacrés. Plus que sur une théologie écrite dans des livres  le shinto repose surtout sur un rituel.   Voici quelques titres pour aider:   - Motohisa Yamakage: Shinto, sagesse et pratique (traduction  française...
cause when shintos it looks lkike s house
The Shinto people worship at public shrines or worship at small home shrines called "kamidana".
If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? Since ancient times, Japanese philosophers have pondered basic, unanswerable questions about their natural environment. The early Japanese believed that the world around them was inhabited by gods and spirits, from...
In japan but very rarely leave the country of origin
It has existed as long as the Japanese Empire. it is basically a form of Buddhism- all Japanese Royals have been Buddhists- with Emperor-worship tacked on ( Tenno-Heika Banzai! Long live the Emperor - Advance! ( the last word, Banzai, can also be interpreted as ( Attack!and was used as such in war...
There's no one founder for Shinotism.
People who follow the path of Shinto worship carry out private and public rituals in which they make offerings and say prayers.
Shintoism is an ancient religion that originated in Japan. Its  followers believe that spiritual powers exist in the natural world  in the form of kami, or spirits, which live in animals, plants,  stones, mountains, rivers, people and even the dead.
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The Shinto religion has many Gods. They are called Kami. The sun goddess is known as Amaterasu-o-mi-kami who was born from Izanagi and Izanami the Gods who formed the island of Japan.
Japan is probably the only place to actually have Shinto.
Because the Emporer was overthrown and State Shintoism was the "Emporer System"
Shinto is not credited to any particular founder.
Between 2-5 million believe in Shintoism. Shinto originated in  Japan. This is were most shinto followers live. 
  There are about 2.7 million Shitno followers, but most of them also worship Buddha.(Buddhists)
No, aside from the shinto priests and miko who wear the traditional clothing just normal shinto followers don't. However sometimes they will have the charms you can buy at shrines on them. Some of the charms are made to be attached to cellphones or bags.
the Shinto religion believe in polytheistic and the after life they also belive that the god Tao is imordal. Hope that answered that question :) lol
nobody knows when Shinto was originated.
shinto eat food of the edible kindhope this helps ha babe:)
Shintoism emerged in I think the 1500's and was emerged in Japan by the surpreme rulers of the Hideyoshi emperors
The Shinto holy days are called 'Matsuri'. The main matsuris are on the first days of each season.
Shintoism is a religion only and it dose have a leader
any food and steak
The majority of people in Jordan are Muslims. More than 98% of Jordan population are Muslims. As a result, they worship Allah (or God in English and same God in Christianity and in Judaism).
super man is here OK are you sure bob yes I am
you go to an airport and get on a plane to Hawaii and then if it is sunny out then you have reached paradise
There really isn't a specific holy book of Shintoism. There are several different important texts such as the Kojiki or Nihongi, however.
Shintoism and Buddhism blend relatively well. Buddhism does nothave a well-developed doctrine on the supernatural, which Shintoismdoes have. By contrast, Shintoism does not have a well-developedsystem of orthopraxis, which Buddhism has. As a result, mostJapanese people have historically prayed to...
Japan and I don't know when.
Shintoism people worship at shrines I think
Hinduism is the oldest, dating back to circa 3200 BC.
There is no real founder of Shintoism. Some people say it dates back to when Japan was first founded.
It is written 瓊杵 as well as 瓊瓊杵 the only difference in which is that the first kanji has been repeated in the second one. The two kanji in order mean (瓊) : 'Jewel, magnificent jewel' and (杵) : 'muller, pestle, pounder'. If you mean ninigi no mikoto, that 'mikoto at the end only means...
  Kami usually translates into other languages as god. In Japanese, it means spirit or life force.
Shintoist's have 8 gods they are:   * Amaterasu, the sun goddess  * Tsukuyomi, the moon god  * Inari, god of foxes  * Kotoamatsukami, the primary kami trinity  * Izanagi, the first man  * Izanami, the first woman  * Susanoo, god of storms  * Sarutahiko, kami of earth   The above is...
  The native religion of Japan and once the state religion.A religion based in Japan, they worship many gods in shrines
shintos book discuss "the high plan of heaven" and "the dark land"thats what they get teched and learn
  Shintoists worship their gods by praying, meditating and chanting.