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Also, Kami-no-michi (translated, "the way of the kami"). It is defined as an action-centered religion, focused on ritual practices to be carried out diligently, to establish a connection between present-day Japan and its ancient past.
Shinto principle of physical cleanliness
chanoyu or sado
"way of tea"
means "meditation." Seven qualities: assymetry, simplicity, dryness, naturalness, peaceful dimness of late evening, lack of attachment, tranquility
Style of painting based of geometric forms
Painting on vertical silk rolls
Painting on horizontal silk rolls
Japanese wood block printing
Delicate angular flowering branches painted with iron red, two tones of green and blue, and gold
Pattern which employed strong floral and brocade design painted in heavily saturated colors
Lacquer-producing tree common in oriental countries.
Square plan, mostly 5 storeys (45 m. high)
Gateways in Shinto temples of 2 or more horizontal beams
Building that contains the body of the goshintai (Sacred body of the kami)
Hall of worship of the Shinto shrine
Two-storey gateway surmounted by a room under an ornate roof. Columned loggia and facade. Complex group of monastic buildings: pagoda (reliquary), kodo (lecture hall), kondo (image hall)
Assembly hall fo monks where sacred texts are read
Japanese buddhist pagoda
Golden hall, main image of worship is kept
Principal south gateway
The most famous and oldest Shinto temple in Japan. Enshrines the sun goddes Amaterasu Omikami
Most impressive of the fortified residences, it has six storeys with pent roofs and curved eaves. Created by samurai