The Essence of Shinto

The Essence of Shinto

Japan's Spiritual Heart

Book - 2006
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In The Essence of Shinto, revered Shinto master Motohisa Yamakage explains the core values of Shinto and explores both basic tenets and its more esoteric points in terms readily accessible to the modern Western reader. He shows how the long history of Shintoism is deeply woven into the fabric of Japanese spirituality and mythology--indeed, it is regarded as Japan's very spiritual roots--and discusses its role in modern Japan and the world. He also carefully analyzes the relationship of the spirit and the soul, which will provide informed and invaluable insight into
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International, 2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9784770030443
Characteristics: 229 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Leeuw, Paul de 1947-
Rankin, Aidan 1966-
Alternative Title: Shinto


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