The Essence of Shinto: Japans Spiritual Heart by Motohisa YamakageIn The Essence of Shinto, revered Shinto master Motohisa Yamakage explains the core values of Shinto and explores both basic tenets and its more esoteric points in terms readily accessible to the modern Western reader. He shows how the long history of Shintoism is deeply woven into the fabric of Japanese spirituality and mythology--indeed, it is regarded as Japans very spiritual roots--and discusses its role in modern Japan and the world. He also carefully analyzes the relationship of the spirit and the soul, which will provide informed and invaluable insight into how spirituality affects our daily existence. Through the authors emphasis on the universality of Shinto and its prevalence in the natural world, the book will appeal to all readers with an appreciation of humanitys place in nature and the individuals role in the larger society.
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Cupid and Psyche
All rights reserved. Cupid and Psyche. Why is Venus so jealous of Psyche? Does it make sense for the goddess of love and beauty to be jealous? Why or why not? What three tasks does Venus force Psyche to complete?
16 QuestionsShow answers Q. What did Aphrodite tell her son to do to Psyche ? Q. Why was Cupid so upset when Psyche tried to figure out his identity?.
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How does Psyche compare in beauty with her sisters? Psyche is so beautiful that one cannot even begin to describe her beauty. People come from all over just to see Psyche and they refer to her as Venus herself. What plan does Venus have for Psyche? Venus does this because she is both angered and jealous of Psyche for getting praised when she is only a mortal. What happens when Cupid meets Psyche?