Thumbnail pictures from the shrine Yoshida Jinja in Kyoto - Japan
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The shrine Yoshida Jinja was founded in 859 as a guardian shrine for Heiankyo. Yoshida Kanetomo (1435-1511) was a member of the family of the priests serving at Yoshida Jinja. He advocated his unique Shintoisum and attempted to heighten authority of the shrine.
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