Books tagged: shinto

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An Invitation to Kagura: Hidden Gem of the Traditional Japanese Performing Arts
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A unique, meticulously researched introduction to the exotic pageantry of kagura (Shinto theater), a performance style with roots predating even noh drama. This concise ebook version covers everything from the history of the kagura to choreography, masks, costumes, and even selected plays. If you think that Japanese theater ends with noh and kabuki...think again!
Eastern Religion For Western Gnostics
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,190. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
This book compares and contrasts the Gnostic religion of Illumination – the religion of the ancient secret society known as the Illuminati – with the main Eastern religions of Hinduism, Buddhism and Taoism, and suggests that all four religions can be brought together under one banner – Enlightenment – that may stand in united opposition to Abrahamism: knowledge against faith.
Patriotism, Secularism, and State Shintō: D.C. Holtom’s Representations of Japan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This academic research explores the ideology of religious studies with respect to early 20th century studies of Japan. Since 1945, “State Shintō” has been defined in academic literature as a state religion. In fact, the Japanese government took concrete steps to separatetheir patriotic ceremonies from religion; it was Christian missionaries who encouraged the opposite view.
Dragon Shaman: Book One, Taming the Blowing Wind
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Series: Dragon Shaman, Book 1 · Spirit Bridges, Book 2. Price: $1.97 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
BlowingWind, a half Irish and half Apache trying to mesh and understand her heritage, has a strange enough time figuring out her life. When she thought things were finally starting to have a plan, the Spirit she was in love with dies in his duty, and his soul splits... as does her own. What is her real calling, and what of the ancient O'Drake curse? Why is the Japanese dragon she finds familiar?
Dragon Shaman: Book Two, The Smoky Mirror
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Series: Dragon Shaman, Book 2 · Spirit Bridges, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,050. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
BlowingWind and Ryu expected to be able to get on with living, but Fate has a different idea for the young Shaman in training and her Dragon Protector. Continuing her adventures between the worlds of Spirit and Man, BlowingWind traverses the worlds, and even time itself to regain the Smoky Mirror. Will she succeed, or will she get lost in the threads of the tapestry she is caught within?
Call of the Kami
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Series: Spirit Bridges, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Shintoism
The world is a fine tapestry, ever worked and ever evolving upon the loom of spirit. The worlds of the visible and invisible mesh, and sometimes the unseen is glimpsed between the red posts of the torii on a walk in the woods, or at home. The Kami ever call for their Miko, and they are both within us all. The flower of a poem opens her petals to the sun, amidst a garden of other poems.
Der Schrein auf dem Berg
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: German. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Seit Jahrhunderten steht ein kleiner Schrein, ein Shinto-Heiligtum, auf einem einsamen Berg in Japan. Weshalb er dort überhaupt gebaut wurde, weiß heute niemand mehr. Auch Takeo nicht, der Sohn des letzten Priesters. Nur die alte Teru hat eine Ahnung …
AyaMayA
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 15, 2013 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
Tarot, Kabbalah, Christianity, Shinto, Buddhism, Taoism, Metaphysics, Psychology, Philosophy, Alchemy... What do these have in common? More than you might think at first. Ayam Yogi Abraxas shares the fruits of his studies and how to practically apply these in daily life. More than just an introduction, there is something for all levels of understanding here.
The World's Religioons
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You set the price! Words: 11,870. Language: Russian. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults
This book introduces relatively widespread world religions. They are presented in a very concise manner and without any commentary. The purpose of the book is to give at least rough information about religious teachings.