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WINTER

A WORLD OF SNOW AND ICE:
WORSHIPPING GODS DESCENDED
FROM THE HEAVENS

It is said that there are as many as eight million gods worshipped in Japan. Since ancient times, many people have believed that these gods inhabit everything, from earthly nature to the spirit world, with each one having a specific role. Even in the 21st century, some say these gods continue to live on in the Tohoku region.