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Japan Studies: Religion

This page shows you how to get the most from our library resources for finding good information for your research projects.

Online Dictionary

Images of Shinto: Beginner's Pictorial Guide

Images of Shinto: A Beginner's Pictorial Guide - Kokugakuin University

Provides brief explanations for Shinto terms such as shrine architecture and life cycle rituals. 

Encyclopedia of Shinto

Encyclopedia of Shinto

Searchable encyclopedia covering wide range of Shinto concepts, practices and beliefs, including:

Kami (Deities)

Shrine Economics

Shrine Architecture

Objects of Worship


Performing Arts

Mountain Beliefs

Folk Religion


Shinto Articles in Translation