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Shinto and Japanese Buddhism explained
 

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Fushimi Inari Taisha, Kyoto

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Buddhism
 
Recommended ! Short introduction to Zen, Amidism (Jodo, Jodoshin), Ritsu, Shingon, Tendai, Kegon, Hosso, Sanron and Nichiren sects. Manjushri is a Buddhist online community.
 
Religion and Ethics Department of St Martins College (UK). Have a look at the Overview of World Religions Index
 
A short introduction to the Tendai, Shingon, Jodo, Jodoshin and Nichiren sects of Buddhism.
 
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Home page of the Pure Land sect of Buddism.
 
About Jodoshin sect (very complete site).
 
Home page of the Shingon sect of Buddhism.
 
Home Page of the Japanese Tendai sect of Buddhism.
 
Promotion of the Soto Zen sect of Buddhism.
 

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Daibutsu, Todai-ji, Nara

Shinto: The way of the Gods
 
Site available in Japanese, English and Italian. Good presentation of Shinto.
 
Recommended ! Very complete history and evolution of Shinto. Site of the Religion and Ethics Department of St Martins College (UK). Have a look at the Overview of World Religions Index
 
2 pages to explain Shinto, the rest is about the foundation.
 
Summary of the history, beliefs, practices and forms of Shinto (+links)
 
Commentary with pictures.
 
Basic information with lots of links !
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Zen Garden