Shugendo (mountain asceticism) opportunity

The following article from the Japan Times is notable for a number of reasons. Above allĀ it shows how Shugendo is opening up to outsiders in dramatic fashion: rental clothing from a tourist office, and advertisements in English would have been … Continue reading

Florida talk, Dec 9

Green Shinto is glad to report that Taishi Kato, the young Shinto priest we interviewed last year (see here), has now returned to Japan after studying for an MA in London at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies). We … Continue reading

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