One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A divine being in the Shinto religion.
- ‘I practice daily praying to the kami that nothing will go wrong.’
- ‘Because of the concept of kami, Shinto at once affects the way tea is served, the way a package is wrapped, the way a war is fought, and the way an emperor is crowned.’
- ‘Jujutsu can trace its origins back to the ancient age of the kami and time immemorial as a unique Japanese martial art.’
- ‘The kami can be likened to nature spirits, and Shinto shrines are usually found in areas of natural beauty.’
- ‘When Buddhism came to Japan, one of the leading questions that caused concern was: how would the native kami respond to the importation of foreign deities?’
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