Topic: Japan/Religion

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๐Ÿ”— Sangaku

๐Ÿ”— Religion ๐Ÿ”— Japan ๐Ÿ”— Japan/Religion ๐Ÿ”— Japan/Shinto

Sangaku or San Gaku (็ฎ—้ก; lit. translation: calculation tablet) are Japanese geometrical problems or theorems on wooden tablets which were placed as offerings at Shinto shrines or Buddhist temples during the Edo period by members of all social classes.

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๐Ÿ”— ลŒmoto

๐Ÿ”— Religion ๐Ÿ”— Women's History ๐Ÿ”— Japan ๐Ÿ”— Japan/Religion ๐Ÿ”— Religion/New religious movements ๐Ÿ”— Japan/Shinto

Oomoto (ๅคงๆœฌ, ลŒmoto, Great Source, or Great Origin), also known as Oomoto-kyo (ๅคงๆœฌๆ•™, ลŒmoto-kyล), is a religion founded in 1892 by Deguchi Nao (1836โ€“1918), often categorised as a new Japanese religion originated from Shinto. The spiritual leaders of the movement have predominantly been women; however, Deguchi Onisaburล (1871โ€“1948) has been considered an important figure in Omoto as a seishi (spiritual teacher). Since 2001, the movement has been guided by its fifth leader, Kurenai Deguchi.

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๐Ÿ”— Kakure Kirishitan

๐Ÿ”— Catholicism ๐Ÿ”— Japan ๐Ÿ”— Japan/Religion ๐Ÿ”— Secret Societies

Kakure kirishitan (Japanese: ้š ใ‚Œใ‚ญใƒชใ‚ทใ‚ฟใƒณ, lit.โ€‰'hidden Christians') is a modern term for a member of the Catholic Church in Japan that went underground at the start of the Edo period in the early 17th century due to Christianity's repression by the Tokugawa shogunate.

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๐Ÿ”— Hitsuzendล

๐Ÿ”— Buddhism ๐Ÿ”— Japan ๐Ÿ”— Japan/Culture ๐Ÿ”— Japan/Religion

Hitsuzendล (็ญ†็ฆ…้“, "way of Zen through brush") is believed by Zen Buddhists to be a method of achieving samฤdhi (Japanese: ไธ‰ๆ˜ง sanmai), which is a unification with the highest reality. Hitsuzendo refers specifically to a school of Japanese Zen calligraphy to which the rating system of modern calligraphy (well-proportioned and pleasing to the eye) is foreign. Instead, the calligraphy of Hitsuzendo must breathe with the vitality of eternal experience.

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