"way of the warrior" a code of conduct for the samurai, based on Shinto nationalism, confucian ethics, and zen buddhist self-discipline
anything that the japanese hold as sacred, including deities, certain human beings, natural entities, and animals.
small alter in the home
Japanese medieval knight
ritual suicide, prescribed by bushido for samurai who have committed crimes or acts of dishonor
an archway marking the entrance to a Shinto shrine or other sacred site.