Definition of Shinto. Meaning of Shinto. Synonyms of Shinto

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Definition of Shinto

Shinto
Shinto Shin"to, Shintiism Shin"ti*ism, n. [Chin. shin god + tao way, doctrine.] One of the two great systems of religious belief in Japan. Its essence is ancestor worship, and sacrifice to dead heroes. [Written also Sintu, and Sintuism.]

Meaning of Shinto from wikipedia

- of Shintō such as po****r Shintō, folk Shintō, domestic Shintō, sectarian Shintō, imperial house Shintō, shrine Shintō, state Shintō, new Shintō religions...
- State Shintō (国家神道 or 國家神道, Kokka Shintō) was Imperial ****an's ideological use of the ****anese folk traditions of Shinto. The state strongly encouraged...
- A Shinto shrine (神社, jinja, archaic: shinsha, meaning: "place of the god(s)") is a structure whose main purpose is to house ("enshrine") one or more kami...
- spirits, phenomena or "holy powers" that are venerated in the religion of Shinto. They can be elements of the landscape, forces of nature, as well as beings...
- Shinto (神道, shintō), the folk religion of ****an, developed a diversity of schools and sects, outbranching from the original Ko-Shintō (ancient Shintō)...
- Shinto is the native religion of ****an and was once its state religion. Shinto or Shintō may also refer to: Shintō, Gunma, a village in Gunma Prefecture...
- native to ****anese beliefs and religious traditions. Many of these are from Shinto, while others were imported via Buddhism or Taoism and "integrated" into...
- The Shinto Directive was an order issued in 1945 to the ****anese government by Occupation authorities to abolish state support for the Shinto religion...
- Shinto-ryu can refer to several styles of cl****ical ****anese swordsmanship used by the samurai: Shintō-ryū Tenshin Shōden Katori Shintō-ryū Kashima Shintō-ryū...
- Religion in ****an manifests primarily in Shinto and in Buddhism, the two main faiths, which ****anese people often practice simultaneously. According to...
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