Shintō Selected Links

Resources from

Center for Shinto Studies and Japanese Culture
“A resource center for conducting academic research into the many traditions of Japanese Shinto.”

Encyclopedia of Shinto
“Establishment of a National Learning Institute for the Dissemination of Research on Shinto and Japanese Culture”; publication of Kokugakuin University.

International Shinto Foundation
Information on the Shinto Global Network Research Fund and archived articles highlighting events.

Shinto- A Philosophical Introduction
Introduction to Shinto including links to shrines, Shinto glossary and a regularly updated section discussing issues including art, books, gender and myth.

Shinto Online Network Association
Run by volunteer priests from The Association of Shinto Shrines, this site encourages accurate understanding of the Shinto religion.

Shinto Purification Rituals
This site offers explanatory text and video clips giving an aesthetic interpretation of Shinto purification rituals.

Tsubaki Grand Shrine of America
Originally erected in Stockton, California in 1987, the Tsubaki America Shrine was the first Shinto shrine built in mainland America. In May, 2001, this shrine was combined with Kannagara Jinja, outside of Seattle, Washington, as Tsubaki Grand Shrine of America.