Tag Archives: Shinto

2012 Interfaith Calendar

The Huffington Post’s Religion section presents an interfaith, inclusive religious calendar, –along with photos  –  for nine major world religions: Baha’i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism, Islam, Paganism, Shinto and Sikhism.

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Shinto Fire Festival

Presenter Reverend Peter Owen-Jones observes a Shinto Oto Matsuri Fire Festival in Shingu, Japan. He talks with some of the participants as they cleanse themselves in the cold waters of the sea, as they prepare their torches adorned with personal wishes and prayers, and as they walk up to a local shrine above the city. [...]

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Encyclopedia of Shinto

This website provides a comprehensive dictionary of Shinto, a Japanese religion, in English and some other foreign languages. It offers not only articles but also pictures and short videos. 

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World Religions – Grades 8 -12

These websites through PBS provides lesson plan ideas for teachers to incorporate into their classes about world religions.Topics covered in the Grades 8 to 12 activity ideas include an overall introduction to world religions, graphing data on different world religions, and the architecture of different religious monuments. The last two sections in this lesson plan [...]

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World Religions – Grades 3 – 7

These websites through PBS provides lesson plan ideas for teachers to incorporate into their classes about world religions.
Topics covered in the Grades 3 to 7 activity ideas includes religious buildings/houses of worship for different faiths, celebrations various religions have in the spring time, and stories from the Native American tradition. Each of these activity sections [...]

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Religion, BBC

The BBC, religion site contains much information of up to 80 different faiths. Here can be found the background information and history of these religions, but the site also holds links to religion in the news. Links to podcasts and videos from Religion and Ethics from BBC News, can also be located. It is a [...]

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World Religions and Beliefs,

From this webpage, by Diversiton you can easily learn more about religion, the history, holy days and practices. The site seeks to take an inclusive approach by reflecting as many traditions, philosophies and beliefs as practical. It also includes an update on festivals and holidays. The site also has a handy glossary, which is a [...]

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Religion and Belief Systems in Asia

This website has a detailed lesson plan to teach about the different religions and belief systems in Asia. The website also includes links to worksheets students can use during this lesson. The worksheets include a blank map of Asia and a sheet of questions. The lesson plan is centered on the idea that students will [...]

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Interfaith calendar

“Primary sacred times for world religions.” (Retrieved on September 8, 2008 from http://www.interfaithcalendar.org/2008.htm).

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