Mountain spirit

  Mountains are a vital part of Japan’s identity.  They are also a fundamental part of the country’s spiritual heritage.  Mountain worship is widespread across East Asia, and recognition of their sacred qualities has long been part of Chinese and … Continue reading

Fuji Self-Sacrifice

Green Shinto is privileged to carry this piece by Pat Ormsby, a licensed priest with Kompira Shrine.  Resident in the environs of Mt Fuji, she has written previously about the Seven Sacred Trails up the mountain.  She also has a … Continue reading

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