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Shintoism and Sacred Objects

Shinto is the Japanese word for sacred.It is derived from a traditional Japanese religion that is practiced in more than 100 countries.It’s a spiritual religion that holds that all living beings share the same divine nature and that all things that exist are created by the power of the divine.Shinto originated in the Japanese city […]

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Which Shintoist Monuments Should You Visit?

A sacred shrine to a Japanese god of the heavens and earth, the shrine is considered one of the most important shrines in Japan.It is also home to a Buddhist sect that worships the goddess Tsukuyomi and the Buddhist Shinto deity Shintoki.The shrine, known as Shinto-katsuji, has stood for centuries as the site of religious […]

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“Heidegger’s Sacred Objects”

On the topic of sacred objects: What is a “jesuite”?A jesuit is a traditional, and therefore unique, form of a sacred object.A jest  is a joke made with a sacred objects.The word jesuites is French for “sacred” and derives from a Sanskrit word meaning “soul” or “spirit”.Jesuits can also be a form of spiritual meditation, or […]

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