What does “Shinto” literally mean?

What does the sacred narrative (mythology) of Shinto state regarding the Japanese (and in particular the emperor) descending from Amaterasu (the Sun-Goddess)?

What does Japan, or “Nihon: literally means?

How did Japanese militarists use this sacred narrative/mythology during World War II to promulgate the conquering of Asia by the Japanese?

What important “act” must one perform before entering a Shinto Shrine?

How does Shinto understand the Kami?




























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