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kyôha shintô (Sectarian shintô) – 06 / 15 / 2014
kyôha shintô きょうはしんとう 教派神道
kyô (teach, faith, doctrine)
ha (faction, group, party, clique, sect, school)
kyôha (sect, denomination)
shin | kami (that which inspires feelings of reverence, awe, gratitude, fear/terror)
tô | dô | michi (way, path, teachings, the way of proper conduct)
shintô (kami way, indigenous-based spiritual practices engaged in by many Japanese)

❖ Does not have shrines, but conducts religious activities in meeting halls
❖ shintô sects include:
  • Sect shintô – the thirteen prewar shintô sects
  • Mountain-worship sects, who focus on worshipping mountains like fuji-san (Mount Fuji)
  • Faith-healing sects
  • Purification sects
  • Confucian sects
  • Revival shintô sects
  • The remainder of Sectarian shintô is New Sect shintô
❖ Also called shûha shintô
shûha shintô しゅうはしんとう 宗派神道
shû (religion, sect, denomination)
ha (faction, group, party, clique, sect, school)
shûha (sect, denomination)
shin | kami (that which inspires feelings of reverence, awe, gratitude, fear/terror)
tô | dô | michi (way, path, teachings, the way of proper conduct)
shintô (kami way, indigenous-based spiritual practices engaged in by many Japanese)

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