Shinto shrine customs

Dublin Core

Title

Shinto shrine customs

Subject

Religions-Shinto; Religions-Ritual; Religions-Figures

Description

Left corner: Shinto priest offering prayers of celebration (norito) to the gods. Right: Fires to be used at shrines is created the natural way. Top: Miko (shrine maidens) originally played an intercessionary role between man and the dieties, reaying the divine will. Here they assist a wedding.

Source

Pictorial Encyclopedia of Japanese Culture

Contributor

Woudenberg, Andrea
St. Olaf College

Rights

Materials may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only.

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Still image

Identifier

soc000423

Coverage

Japan
Japan - Modern 1868 - present

Files

2083.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Shinto shrine customs,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 17, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4557.