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4 BCE: Traditional founding date of the Ise Grand Shrine in honour of the Shinto goddess Amaterasu.
 
 
478 CE: The founding of the Toyouke shrine at the Shinto Ise Grand Shrine in Japan.
 
 
710 CE: Date favoured by historians for the founding of the Kasuga Taisha Shinto shrine at Nara, Japan.
 
 
711 CE: The Fushimi Inari shrine, dedicated to the Shinto rice god Inari, is founded near Kyoto.
 
 
712 CE: The Kojiki is written, a collection of oral myths forming the basis of the Shinto religion.
 
 
720 CE: The Nihon Shoki is written, a collection of oral myths forming the basis of the Shinto religion.
 
725 CE: The Usa shrine is founded in northern Kyushu and dedicated to the Shinto god Hachiman.
 
 
747 CE: A statue of Hachiman is ceremoniously transferred from the Shinto Usa shrine to the Buddhist Todaiji shrine in Nara, Japan.
 
759 CE: The Manyoshu or 'Collection of 10,000 Leaves' is written, an important Shinto source and classic of Japanese poetry.
 
 
768 CE: Official founding date of the Kasuga Taisha Shinto shrine at Nara, Japan.
 
 
794 CE: Emperor Kammu builds the Shinto Herano shrine at Heiankyo (Kyoto).
 
 
806 CE: The Shinto shrine of Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha is built on Mount Fuji.
 
 
807 CE: Imibe-no-Hironari writes the Kogoshui, a collection of oral myths forming the basis of the Shinto religion.
 
 
859 CE: The Iwashimizu shrine is built and dedicated to the Shinto god Hachiman in Heiankyo (Kyoto).
 
937 CE: The Shinto god Hachiman is officially recognised as a bodhisattva.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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