Religion: Shinto

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Religion: Shinto
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  1. Define kami.
    Any people or things that have evoked the wonder of the Japanese, ie. Japan's divine ancestors
  2. Define kamidana.
    Focal point of Shinto worship. A small altar.
  3. Define torii.
    An archway formed by two upright pillars and a crossbeam, usually fortified with horizontal supports. The entrance to the sacred confines  of a shrine. Universal symbol of Shinto.
  4. Define samurai.
    A Japanese medieval warrior knight.
  5. Define seppuku.
    Ritual suicide prescribed by bushido for samurai who have committed crimes or acts of dishonor.
  6. Define bushido.
    A code of conduct for the samurai tht is based on Shinto nationalism, Confucian ethics, and Zen Buddhist self-discipline.
  7. In what country did Shinto originate?
    Japan.

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