What Is the Significance of a Torri?

What Is the Significance of a Torii?

A Torii is a Shinto shrine gate For the non-Japanese, the Torii is an instantly recognizable Japanese symbol[/tweetit]. A Torii takes the shape of

How Religions Celebrate the Spring Equinox

Origins of the spring equinox and its religious meanings. The word “equinox” traces its root from Latin, and it means “equal night.” Equinox is

What is the Importance of Love in World Religions?

World Religion News Celebrates Valentine’s Day: Love According to World Religions In anticipation of the day of love, Valentine’s Day, we explore the different

Niiame Sai

Japan Celebrates Shinto Holiday Niiname Sai – “Celebrations of the First Taste”

Japanese thanksgiving, Niiname Sai, gives thanks to the Kami who provides the elements of nature that provide the fall harvest. In Japanese culture, Shinto's