Uncovering Japanese Mythology (Paperback)

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Uncovering Japanese Mythology (Paperback)

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Are you interested in discovering the rich world of Japanese myth and folklore? Have you always wanted to know more about the history of Japan, and the gods and goddesses, creatures, and myths that form part of its culture? If you've been looking for a book to expand your comprehension of this mythology while enriching yourself with its wisdom, then keep reading... this is the book for you


Japanese mythology is an affluent culture that encapsulates the Shinto and Buddhist traditions. In addition to some core beliefs that influence society, it also contains spiritual and religious folklore that not only shapes Japanese culture, but also guides the community on how to approach the dynamics of life.


Through this comprehensive guide, not only will you travel back to ancient worlds and legendary characters, but you'll also uncover various creatures that encircle this unique world filled with stories about love, and sometimes betrayals, that remind us of our human nature, and even some extraordinary endings that will give you some more hope. By the time you come back to reality, you will be deeply intrigued but, most importantly, fulfilled. So, are you ready to embark on this adventure?


Inside Uncovering Japanese Mythology, you'll discover:

  • A comprehensive introduction to Japanese Buddhism, its brief chronology, and its traditional social culture


  • The creation of Takamagahara, and an all-inclusive list and history of the gods and goddesses who helped shape the history and reality of this sacred mythology


  • Empowering stories of the heroes who interact with gods, spirits, and other extraordinary creatures


  • The most important supernatural creatures who live close to you, and who you interact with across various phases of life


  • More than ten 'never heard before' folktales written through the Monogatari art form, highlighting extraordinary stories of ordinary people who've had the most unusual encounters in human history





The interaction between modernization, important Japanese concepts, and the Japanese reverence for the sun, is everything you've been yearning to understand. Each chapter in this book will bring you a step closer to a fascinating and mysterious world and culture that has been in existence for over 2,000 years


Are you ready to embrace a better understanding of life under the rising sun? Then read Uncovering Japanese Mythology now

Product Details ISBN: 9781737117377
ISBN-10: 1737117371
Publisher: Jcg Publishing
Publication Date: March 15th, 2023
Pages: 206
Language: English