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Shintoism
"The earth shall be free from trouble and [we] shall live in peace under the protection of the divine."
Shinto is a general term for the activities of the Japanese people to worship all the deities of Heaven and Earth, and it was spontaneously developed through the lifestyle of ancient Japanese. It is based on a communal worship, being closely connected to each locality of the Japanese land and its nature.
Shintoism This mark symbolizes the sun that gives us enormous blessings and the Japanese flag, as well as the Shinto shrine, where Kami (deities) resides.
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