“Shining in heaven”; goddess of the sun.
“Warrior knight way”; military devotion to a ruler, demanding loyalty, duty, and self-sacrifice; an ideal promoted by State Shinto.
The stately ceremonial music of Shinto.
Location in southeastern Honshu of a major shrine to Amaterasu.
“Male who invites”; primordial male parent god.
“Female who invites”; primordial female parent god.
A Shinto shrine.
A spirit, god, or goddess of Shinto.
A shelf or home altar for the veneration of kami.
“Spirit wind”; suicide fighter pilots of World War II.
The earliest chronicle of Japanese ancient myths.
A ritual of purification that involves standing under a waterfall.
The second chronicle of Japanese myths and history.
Dramas performed in mask and costume, associated with Shinto.
A New Religion, which stresses art and beauty.
Twisted rope, marking a sacred spot.
A New Religion devoted to human betterment.
A gate-like structure that marks a Shinto sacred place.