"Purifying Body at a Shrine" Religion Tip by mjw703

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Before visiting a shrine in Japan, you should purify your body. Here, at the Meiji Shinto Shrine, you should take a ladel of water, swish it around in your mouth, and spit it out, preferably not into the same water that everyone else is using.

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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