The eighty myriads of kami, also interpreted as 'the ever-increasing myriad kami'. A term for all the kami of Japan.

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  • Shintō — Torii am Itsukushima Schrein, im Hintergrund die Insel Miyajima Shintō (jap. 神道, im Deutschen meist übersetzt mit „Weg der Götter“) – auch als Shintoismus bezeichnet – ist eine fast ausschließlich in Japan praktizierte Religion. In Japan stellen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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