is the term for the indigenous religious beliefs and practices of Japan. Shinto has no founder, no official sacred scriptures, and no fixed creeds, but it has preserved its main beliefs and rituals throughout the ages.

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Wooden torii at Meiji Shrine, Tokyo.

 

The Shinto fox god Kitsune, who is the messenger of Inari, the god of rice.

Bride and groom at a Shinto wedding
held at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan

 

Shinto priests in procession

Japanese boy dressed up for the Shichi- go-san (Seven-Five-Three) festival on November 15

Floating torii at Miyajima

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