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By: Ms. Susan M.

Pojer
Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua,
NY

Ancestor
Worship

Polytheism
Hype
Natio rnalism

Great
Creator

Shinto
Shinto
The
W
of th orld
e kam
i

Minimize
sin &
guilt

Amaterasu : Sun
Goddess

Wedded Rocks at Futami no
Ura

Union of Izanami & Izanagi

Tree kami surrounded by sacred boundaries .

Miyajima Island .Torii Gate.

Torii Gate in Winter .

Torii Gate .

Kyoto .A Tunnel of Torii Gates Inari Mt..

Torii Gong .

Shinto Temple – “worship hall” .

Shinto Priest .

Traditional Shinto Wedding Today .

Thoughts. & Wishes at a Shinto Shrine .Prayers.

Ojizo : Memorials for the Unborn .

Shinto Subway Shrine .

Beppu Origins in the Nara Period (710-794) .Hot Sand Bath at Takegahara Onsen.

Japanese Baths: Grandma & Grandson .

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Noh Theater : 8-man chorus .

Noh Theater The Play Aoi no Ue .

Noh Theater Woman Heavenly-being Demonness Traditional Weeping Gesture  Old Man Warrior Demon God .

Kabuki Theater Morph to Kabuki Actor .

Bunraku Puppets .

Bunraku Puppets .

Chanoyu : Tea Ceremony .

Tea Ceremony Equipment Green Tea .

A Japanese Tea Master .

A Japanese Tea House .

Origami : The Art of Japanese Paper Folding .

Origami : The Art of Japanese Paper Folding .

Master of Haiku . Matsuo Basho. Birds cry Fishes' eyes are filled with tears.Haiku : 17-syllable poem Spring departs.

Calligraphy .

Ikebana : The Art of Japanese Flower Arranging  Tallest --> Heaven  Middle --> Man  Smallest --> Earth .

Bonzai : A Unique Method of Meditation .

Japanese Zen Rock Garden .

Japanese Zen Rock Garden .

Shinto in Modern Furniture Simplicity! .

Japanese Sand Garden .

Japanese Sand Garden .

ARIGATO! .