Shinto Shrines
& Popular Practices
Ise Shrine
 

Deductive vs. Inductive Reasoning
Religion: Belief, Practice, and Experience


 
Click for Powerpoint on Shinto/Buddhism
 


New Year’s Rituals
at Tsubaki Grand Shrine

Video: New Year Rituals of the Grand Tsubaki Shrine
Oesterle: 299.561 N42b
 

 
The Seven Gods of Good Fortune

Popular Traditions

Omikuji (fortune telling sticks)
Omikuji (fortune telling sticks)
 

Ema
Prayer Plaques
Ema (Prayer Plaques)
 


 
Omamori
Omamori (amulets for good luck/protection)
Ofuda & Kamidana
Talismans for the Home Shrine
Ofuda (talismans)Kamidana (Shinto home shrine)Ofuda (talismans)
 
Butsudan
Butsudan (Buddhist family altar)
 

 
Reflection Paper Icon
 
Discuss the difference between deductive and inductive reasoning and then explain how inductive reasoning has influenced the relationship between Shinto, Buddhism, and the various “popular” traditions that they share.