Japanese Gods and Mythology: The Shinto Religion

Japanese Gods and Mythology: The Shinto Religion 1

Japanese mythology is as confusing and inconsistent as it is ancient and vivid. Historically, Shintoism was the primary religion practiced in Japan, but there’s more to the stories than that. Many Japanese gods have their roots in Buddhist, Korean, and Chinese traditions and stories, creating an intricate web of deities and myths in the Japanese …

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10 Gods of Death and the Underworld From Around the World

Gods of death

This topic is not the choice entertainment of most people — after all, sitting between reapers and other grim sorties is nerve-wracking. But your TV guide reads like a dull sermon and you have guts of steel. While out walking, you notice a skeleton-guy wearing a sandwich board outside a fancy hall; you read that …

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