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Hikone butsudan The Hikone Butsudan Web site is a rich source of information in English on the production of Hikone Butsudan (Buddhist family altars), for which this city in Shiga prefecture is famous. The site is divided into various sections. The Introduction describes the structure and role of the butsudan, with a flowchart of the construction process, and background on the research behind the website. The other sections describe in great detail the work of each of the craftsmen involved in the process: cabinet maker (kijishi); Buddha canopy maker (kiju¯shi); carver (cho¯kokushi); lacquerer (nurishi); an From New Humbul Resources on February 5, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Shinto online network association The Shinto Online Network Association is a voluntary organisation aiming to promote understanding of the Shinto religion and Japanese tradition. Its Web site is maintained by Shinto priests affiliated to the Association of Shinto Shrines (Jinja Honcho¯). The site is available in Japanese, English and Italian. While the latter two versions are parallel versions and serve as useful introductions to Shinto, the Japanese version has far more information that will be of use to serious researchers. The English version is divided into three broad sections: What is Shinto? (a detailed description o From New Humbul Resources on February 5, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Child Safety on Farms: Ripper 11 Farms are great places for kids when we create the right environment, but safety for children on farms is a major concern. Farmsafe Australia has produced a resource for Teachers in primary schools to promote farm safety. From EdNA Online on February 5, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Therapy Focus Training Program - Western Australia Therapy Focus provides a range of professional development workshops for teachers and educational assistants designed to create supportive and inclusive learning environments by providing practical classroom strategies to improve students' educational outcomes. From EdNA Online on February 5, 2006 at 5:43 a.m..


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