This is a Shinto shrine with paper streamers. It is one main religion in Japan, it is a religion to respect nature. It is a easy and not strict religion because all you need to do is celebrate the holidays.
Transnational Faiths: Latin-American Immigrants and their Religions in Japan (Hardcover)
Women have been prohibited from doing certain things (entering places, using facilities, etc.) for as long as civilization has existed. Restrictions are still common, albeit usually in religious contexts only. While religions themselves evolve and change with the times and bans are lifted, it doesn't mean all of th ...
HORYU-JI TEMPLE: The Oldest Wooden Buildings on Earth from the Asuka Period (538-710) - We can trace the early origins of Horyu-ji to 587 AD when Emperor Yomei ordered the construction of a Buddhist temple to help with the cure of his ailing health. A number of skilled craftsmen, carpenters, monks and designers came from Korea to the Yamato Court to help in the creation of the temple and to establish Buddhism as a new religion in Japan -