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Japanese religion facts: Ancestors worship in Japan

Among the most significant religions facts in Japan, we must recognize a particular care when dealing with one's deceased relative. It's a very intimate and delicate moment, and it requires a lot of attention...

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Discover Japan and japanese culture on Youtube
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Anthropology facts, Field Journal, Galleries, Japan Culture facts, Japan Travel Tips, JST Video

Lots of videos about Japanese culture and travel

Well, you might have noticed... I started sharing videos about Japanese culture and travel on YouTube. At first, they were only landscape videos, but now I am getting serious! Sort of -  I am...

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Discover spiritual Mt. Iwaki in Tohoku, Japan
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Anthropology facts, Field 2014, Field Journal, Japan Culture facts

Japanese popular religions: the kamisama of the mountains

You know I am in love with Japanese popular religions, and I could meet different kamisama in my travels. The second kamisama I could meet was an older woman who lives with her daughters...

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Kimura-san. Discover spirituality and shamanism in Japan
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Anthropology facts, Field 2014, Field Journal, Japan Culture facts

Japanese popular religions: the kamisama of the north

Tōhoku area witnessed the development of a different form of shamanism and japanese popular religions, characterized mainly by the fact that here we have sighted persons (in some case also male practitioners)  called kamisama カミサマ, kamisanカミサン,...

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