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Shinto Buddhism. Question about something that happened to my boyfriend.?

My boyfriend says he holds part of the same beliefs or rituals as this religion.

I'm wondering if him being warm and then having the coldest breathe in one episode, is weird or normal, if saying that he was trying to meditate? Hope that makes sense.

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago
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    Shinto (神道 Shintō?) or Shintoism, also kami-no-michi,[1] is the indigenous spirituality of Japan and the Japanese people. It is a set of practices, to be carried out diligently, to establish a connection between present day Japan and its ancient past.[2] Shinto practices were first recorded and codified in the written historical records of the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki in the 8th century. Still, these earliest Japanese writings do not refer to a unified "Shinto religion", but rather to disorganized folklore, history, and mythology.[3] Shinto today is a term that applies to public shrines suited to various purposes such as war memorials, harvest festivals, romance, and historical monuments, as well as various sectarian organizations. Practitioners express their diverse beliefs through a standard language and practice, adopting a similar style in dress and ritual, dating from around the time of the Nara and Heian Periods.[3]

    The word Shinto ("Way of the Gods") was adopted from the written Chinese (神道, shén dào),[4] combining two kanji: "shin" (神?), meaning kami; and "tō" (道?), or "dō" meaning a philosophical path or study (originally from the Chinese word tao).[3][4] Kami are defined in English as "spirits", "essences" or "deities", that are associated with many understood formats; in some cases being human-like, in others being animistic, and others being associated with more abstract "natural" forces in the world (mountains, rivers, lightning, wind, waves, trees, rocks). Kami and people are not separate; they exist within the same world and share its interrelated complexity

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  • 10 years ago

    Like others have said, they are often practiced together, especially in Japan where Shinto is most popular.

    I don't understand the breath question. Are you saying his breath changes from hot to cold in meditation? Well, body temperature may change during meditation as it is being controlled by the mind. The aim is to balance everything.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    10 years ago

    Shinto and Buddhism are separate religions, however, many people belong to both because they complement each other. (The short version is Shinto is for happy times and Buddhism is for sad times).

    I don't understand the breath part of the question.

  • Lanzy
    Lv 5
    10 years ago

    nope, makes no sense.

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