Shinto

Reviewing Shinto’s Influence In Sei Shonagon’s Literary Work, The Pillow Book

Pillow Book Assignment Sei Shōnagon, court lady to Empress Teishi, was born 966 CE during the Heian era. Also known as the author of the Pillow Book because of her accounts, and personal opinions she wrote down while she served the empress. To understand this book we need to understand the culture she grew up …

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A Detailed Review Of The Education System In Japan And Shinto Religion’s Teaching

Nowadays, some modern scholars considered that Shinto was not a really religion at all or that it did not exist as a separate religion until the creation of State Shinto in the Meiji period. However, in my opinion, Shinto already became a religion before Meiji period. In the Oxford dictionary, the term “religion” is defined …

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