By Brian Bocking
A accomplished thesaurus and reference paintings with greater than one thousand entries on Shinto starting from short definitions and jap phrases to brief essays facing features of Shinto perform, trust and associations from early instances as much as the current day.
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A well-known feature is the great shimenawa strung between a large and small rock (the fū-fu or meoto-iwa rocks) in the sea which are sometimes identified as marking the site of the cave into which Amaterasu withdrew, and through which worshippers revere the rising sun. Futara-san jinja An important shrine in Tochigi prefecture dedicated to the sacred Mt. Futara. Its main festival is the yayoi matsuri on April 17th which features mikoshi, floats made by the ujiko, and the performance of plays. Fuyu no matsuri ‘Winter festivals’.
Hidaka hibuse matsuri The warding-off-fire festival of Hidaka, Iwate prefecture, based at the Hidaka jinja. Floats called hayashi-yatai (festival music floats) carry tiered rows of young girls who beat small drums, while others have flute and drum bands. Hie jinja Hie shrine(s). There are numerous Hie jinja throughout Japan, branch shrines of what is now called the Hie taisha on Mt. Hiei outside the old capital Kyōto, which enshrines sannō. Aspects of the Hie jinja in Tōkyō which is regarded as the protector shrine of the current imperial palace are described under sannō matsuri.
Gagaku dancers wear costumes and masks. Gan-gake Prayer for help addressed to a supernatural being. It may be accompanied by a promise in return to abstain from certain types of food etc. See kigan. e. New Year’s day. See shōgatsu. Gekū Shintō The Shintō of the ‘outer shrine’ at Ise jingū. See Watarai Shintō. Genroku era The period from 1688–1703. An era of innovation and creativity in the arts which lends its name to much of the culture of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. It saw the development of ukiyo-e, woodblock prints of the ‘floating world’.
A popular dictionary of Shintō by Brian Bocking