Shinto shrine
A Shinto shrine (神社, jinja, archaic: shinsha, meaning: "place of the god") is a structure whose main purpose is to house ("enshrine") one or more Shinto (神道, Shintō) kami. Its most im...
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Shintai
In Shinto, shintai (神体, body of the kami), or go-shintai (御神体, sacred body of the kami) when the honorific prefix go- is used, are physical objects worshipped at or near Shinto shrines...
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Kanjo
Kanjō (勧請) in Shinto terminology indicates a propagation process through which a kami, previously divided through a process called bunrei, is invited to another location and there reenshrined.
Inari Shrine
An Inari shrine (稲荷神社, Inari Jinja) is a shinto shrine to worship the god Inari. There are many Inari shrines in Japan. The deity is worshiped also in some Buddhist temples.
Inari is a pop...
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Hachiman Shrine
A Hachiman shrine (八幡神社, Hachiman Jinja, also Hachimangū (八幡宮)) is a Shinto shrine dedicated to kami Hachiman. It is the second most numerous type of Shinto shrine after those dedicated to Ina...
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Kumano Shrine
A Kumano shrine (熊野神社, Kumano Jinja) is a type of Shinto shrine which enshrines the three Kumano mountains: Hongū, Shingū, and Nachi (Kumano Gongen (熊野権現)). There are more than 3000 Kumano...
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Shinto architecture
Shinto architecture is the architecture of Japanese Shinto shrines.With a few exceptions, the general blueprint of a Shinto shrine is Buddhist in origin. Before Buddhism, shrines were just temporary s...
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Kannushi
A kannushi (神主, "god master", originally pronounced kamunushi), also called shinshoku (神職) (meaning god's employee), is the person responsible for the maintenance of a Shinto shrine (jinja) as wel...
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Jingu
Jingu or Jingū may refer to:
Hachiman-zukuri
The hachiman-zukuri (八幡造) is a traditional Japanese architectural style used at Hachiman shrines in which two parallel structures with gabled roofs are interconnected on the non-gabled side, formi...
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Shinbutsu bunri
The Japanese term shinbutsu bunri (神仏分離) indicates the separation of Shinto from Buddhism, introduced after the Meiji Restoration, and therefore the separation of kami (native Shinto deities) from...
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Nan'yō Shrine
The Nan'yō Shrine (南洋神社, Nan'yō-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in the island of Koror, in Palau. The shrine was the ichinomiya of the Japanese-administered colonial government of the South ...
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List of Shinto shrines in Taiwan
On June 17, 1895 (Meiji 28), Taiwan came under the rule of the Empire of Japan. In the following year on December 3, 1896, the first Shinto shrine was created in Taiwan. This was actually the already...
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Tahōtō
A tahōtō (多宝塔, lit. many-jewelled pagoda) is a form of Japanese pagoda found primarily at Esoteric Shingon and Tendai school Buddhist temples. It is unique among pagodas because it has an even...
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Hokora
A hokora or hokura (祠 or 神庫) is a miniature Shinto shrine either found on the precincts of a larger shrine and dedicated to folk kami, or on a street side, enshrining kami not under the jurisdicti...
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Hirairi
Hirairi or hirairi-zukuri (平入・平入造) is a Japanese traditional architectural structure, where the building has its main entrance on the side which runs parallel to the roof's ridge (non gabled-side)...
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Chinjusha
In Japan, a chinjusha (鎮守社•鎮社, or tutelary shrine) is a Shinto shrine which enshrines a tutelary kami (鎮守神, chinjugami'); that is, a patron spirit that protects a given area, village, buil...
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List of Shinto shrines in Japan
This is a list of well known Shinto shrines in Japan. Shrines with structures that are National Treasures of Japan are covered by the List of National Treasures of Japan (shrines). For Shinto shrines ...
Tosa jinja
Tosa jinja (土佐神社), also known as Tosa nimasu jinja, Tosa takakamo Taisha, is a Shinto shrine located in the west of Kōchi in Kōchi Prefecture in Japan. Japan's government has designated the sanctu...
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Tsumairi
Tsumairi or Tsumairi-zukuri (妻入・妻入造) is a Japanese traditional architectural structure where the building has its main entrance on one or both of the gabled sides (妻, tsuma). The kasuga-zu...
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Karenkō Shrine
Karenkō Shrine (花蓮港神社, Karenkō jinja) was a Shinto shrine located in Hualien City, Hualien County (formerly Karenkō city, Karenkō prefecture) in Taiwan during Japanese colonial rule. It was r...
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Ōkunitama Shrine
Ōkunitama Shrine (大國魂神社, Ōkunitama Jinja) is a shrine located in Fuchu, Tokyo Japan. Six different shrines in Musashi province were consolidated and their gods enshrined here. Ōkunitama is now...
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Katori Shrine
The Katori Shrine (香取神宮, Katori Jingū) is a Shintō shrine in the city of Katori in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. It is the ichinomiya of former Shimōsa Province, and is the head shrine of the appro...
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