The Way of the Kami


The Life And Thought Of A Shinto Priest



Guji Yukitaka Yamamoto

Table of Contents

Introduction by Dr. Stuart D. B. Picken

Preface by the Rev. Yukitaka Yamamoto

1. Childhood and Youth: The Formative Years

2. The Pacific War: Scenes of Suffering and Portents of Peace

3. A Portrait of My Father-Yukiteru Yamamoto:

The 95th High Priest of the Tsubaki Grand Shrine

4. The Final Phase of Preparation: Experience as a Teacher

5. My Mission in Life and the Reconstruction of Tsubaki Grand Shrine

6. Shinto, the U.S.A. and the I.A.R.F.

7. The Origins and Basis of Shinto

8. The Tsubaki Grand Shrine, Sarutahiko Okami and Misogi

9. Shinto and the World Religions

10. Shinto and Human Life


Tour of Tsubaki Grand Shrine

The Shinto Calendar and Shrine Festivals

Spiritual Exercises

Glossary of Useful Terms

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