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Introduction: Kami


Introduction: Kami

The term Shinto is commonly associated with the expression "eighty myriads of kami," indicating the truly immense number of such kami found in the religion, and suggesting the obvious reason why Shinto is usually referred to as a "polytheistic" belief system. But merely because Shinto claims such a...





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