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Japanese Studies for Undergraduate Students (EALC 250 & Other Courses): Religion

This is a resource guide for undergraduate students interested in Japanese Studies.

Images of Shinto: Beginner's Pictorial Guide

Images of Shinto: A Beginner's Pictorial Guide -Kokugakuin University

Provides briefs explanations for Shinto terms, such as shrine architecture and life cycle rituals. 

Encyclopedia of Shinto

Encyclopedia of Shinto

Searchable encyclopedia covering wide range of Shinto concepts, practices and beliefs, including:

Kami (Deities)

Shrine Economics

Shrine Architecture

Objects of Worship


Performing Arts

Mountain Beliefs

Folk Religion


Shinto Articles in Translation

Shinto Articles in Translation

About a dozen articles on Shinto translated from Japanese to English, and vice-versa.