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Praying At a Shinto Shrine

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Last updated: June 28, 2017
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What is the name of the large gate(s) at the entence of the shrine?
Torii
The above are usually what color?
Red
On the steps leading up to the shrine, where should you walk, to not get in the way of the gods?
Sides
What are these gods called?
Kami
At some shrines there are statues of animals, that are supposed to act as what?
Guards
After going up the steps, you arrive at a basin where you splash water onto your hands and mouth in order to ______ yourself.
Purify
The place where you pray is called the what?
Worship Hall
At the above, there is an offering box. What do you put in it?
Money
What should you do twice?
Bow
After that, what should you do twice?
Clap
After praying and giving thanks, what should you do again?
Bow
What is the name of the shrine dedicated to the sun goddess, Amaterasu?
Ise
What is the name of the shrine that has thousands of these, lined up one after the other?
Fushimi-Inari
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