NextSharkJapanese Priestess Killed With Samurai Sword During Fight at ShrineNextSharkA man wielding an 80-centimeter (31-inch) samurai sword reportedly stabbed his sister, a Shinto priestess, to death, before killing his wife and then finally committing suicide at a popular Japanese shrine. The attacker, identified as 56-year-old ...and more »
BBC NewsJapanese priestess stabbed to death at shrine in apparent family feudBusiness InsiderTOKYO (Reuters) - A Shinto priestess was killed on the grounds of a famous Tokyo shrine by a man wielding a traditional Japanese sword who then killed another woman before committing suicide, police said on Friday, in what local media described as an ...'Samurai […]
Washington PostOne of Japan's few female Shinto priests was killed in a Samurai ...Washington PostThe attackers struck as the priestess stepped from her chauffeured car. It was the night of Dec. 7 at the Tomioka Hachimangu, a centuries-old Shinto shrine in Tokyo famed for its annual festival and association with Japanese sumo wrestling. Nagako ...Japane […]
New Straits Times OnlineGo: Oyster harvests and floating shrinesNew Straits Times OnlineWe leave Shimada Suisan to take the ferry from West Japan Railway Miyajima Ferry pier to a small island in Hiroshima bay, Itsukushima, popularly known as Miyajima (in Japanese it means Shrine Island). It is mountainous and home to 1, 650 islanders as ...