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Shinto Kojiki Verses on Divine Creation

Shinto means the Way of the Gods. It is a traditional, indigenous belief system with no revered founder, regarding all things as having their own spiritual divinity. Revering the deities, or kami, inherent in the natural environment, the followers of Shinto recognize that spirits are present in plants, animals, oceans, waterfalls, land, mountains, and even […]

February 7th

Psychogeographic Shintoism With a Cup of Tea

We came across an ornate Japanese tea set some time ago last year, while excavating the old house. It is likely from the early 20th century. We generally drink tea, for lack of a better word, “haphazardly” – at random times, and from whatever mug is sitting on the front of the cupboard shelf. So […]

January 27th