Mirrors for sun worship

Mirrors may have worked magic in ancient Japanese rituals http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201401300067 By TSUYOSHI SATO January 30, 2014 KYOTO–Rulers of ancient Japan may have used a “magic mirror” to conjure up images of mountain wizards and divine beasts for sun-worshipping rituals.  The … Continue reading

Right-wing wrong

Thanks to Mark Teeuwen, who has brought the above to wider attention….  He writes, ‘More campaigns by Jinja Honchō: shrine visitors are invited to sign appeals against local voting rights for foreigners (which will “turn Tsushima over to Korea and … Continue reading