A Popular Dictionary of Shinto
A comprehensive glossary and reference work with more than a thousand entries on Shinto ranging from brief definitions and Japanese terms to short essays dealing with aspects of Shinto practice, belief and institutions from early times up to the present day.
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Amaterasu ancestors became bosatsu branch shrines Buddha Buddhist Buddhist temples carried celebrated century ceremony Chinese clan Confucian court daimyō dance deity developed divine Ebisu emperor enshrined festival floats Fuji Gion matsuri gongen Hachiman Heian period held Hirata honden imperial household Inari Ise jingū Izanami Izumo taisha Japanese religion jingikan Jinja Honchō kagura Kamakura kami Kasuga Kojiki kokka shintō kokugaku kyōha shintō Kyōto Kyūshū lunar calendar main shrine means Meiji period Meiji restoration miko mikoshi misogi modern Shintō mountain Nara Nihongi o-fuda o-mamori offerings official Ōsaka performed popular prefecture purification refers religious reverence rice rites ritsuryō ritual sacred Sannō scholar sect sengū shimenawa shinbutsu bunri shinsen shintai Shintō Directive Shintō priests Shintō shrines Shintō theology shōgun shōgunate Shugendō shūkyō spirit status taikyō tama teachings Tenjin tennō term throughout Japan Tokugawa period Tōkyō torii tradition ujigami ujiko visits Watarai Shintō worship Yasukuni Yoshida