'National evangelists' trained at the daikyo-in to disseminate the 'Great Teaching' during the Great Promulgation Campaign of 1870-1884.

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  • Sanjo no kyosoku —    The three great teachings (=taikyo) which formed the basic creed of the Great Promulgation Campaign (taikyo senpu undo) of 1870 1884. They were (1) respect for the kami and love of country; (2) making clear the principles of heaven and the way …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Taikyo senpu undo —     The Great Promulgation Campaign or Great Teaching Movement . The first attempt by the Meiji government from 1870 1884 to formulate a nation uniting religion. The campaign comprised three elements: (1) The three great teachings (taikyo, sanjo… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

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