Daily MailEddie Jones called on Japan's Shinto shrines for help before the last World Cup... so could England benefit when ...Daily MailAnd Jones took the Japanese national team to a sacred spot in Kyushu in the build-up to the 2015 World Cup where his side stunned two-time champions South Africa in a world-shaking upset. Locals in Kyushu credit Jones […]
The Japan TimesShrine murder highlights huge amount of cash — most of it off-book — raked in by Japan's religious sitesThe Japan TimesIn December, the former gūji (head priest) of Tokyo's famous Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine allegedly murdered his sister before committing suicide. Later, it was reported by various media that the suspect, Shigenaga Tomi […]
euronewsExploring Japan's wonders by KayakeuronewsThe Torii gate is one of the wonders of Japan's shrines, and Euronews found the best way to explore it, is by kayak. In Japanese, the word 'Torii' literally translated means 'bird abode'. They're traditionally found at the openings of Shinto shrines ...
JAPAN Forward (press release) (blog)Japanese Swords: 'Tatara,' the Traditional Iron and Steel Culture of the San'inJAPAN Forward (press release) (blog)... shrine are smaller shrines and places of worship that are stacked with smaller peices of pig-iron and slag. It is obviously a very important place, where metal manufacturers pray to the deit […]