TITLE

The Shrines of Ise

PUB. DATE
March 1984
SOURCE
Archaeology;Mar/Apr84, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains that the most sacred of all Shinto shrines are those at Ise, Japan. Built in honor of the harvest-goddess Toyouke in 478 A.D.; Wedded rocks identified with the original creator deities Izanagi and Izanami; Shinto took root as major religion during the first millennium B.C.; Ceremony of prayers for good crops in the spring; Ceremony of gratitude for harvests in the fall.
ACCESSION #
16268903

 

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