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Shintoism: the Ancient Japanese Religion; Part I

Japan's main religion is Shintoism. Read this story and learn more about this ancient Japanese faith.

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Shintoism: the Ancient Japanese Religion; Part I

Japan's main religion is Shintoism. Read this story and learn more about this ancient Japanese faith.

Intermediate
Read and listen to this story in Beelinguapp!

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Japanese religion? Many people think of Buddhism. However, Buddhism is only the second-largest religion in the country. Japan's main religion is Shintoism, a faith as ancient as Japan itself. But what exactly is Shintoism?

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