Some articles on shrine network, shrine:
... Ise Shrine in Mie prefecture is, with Izumo-taisha, the most representative and historically significant shrine in Japan ... Because its kami, Amaterasu, is an ancestor of the Emperor, Ise Shrine is the Imperial Household's family shrine ... Ise Shrine is however dedicated specifically to the emperor and in the past even his mother, wife and grandmother needed his permission to worship there ...
Famous quotes containing the words network and/or shrine:
“Of what use, however, is a general certainty that an insect will not walk with his head hindmost, when what you need to know is the play of inward stimulus that sends him hither and thither in a network of possible paths?”
—George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)
“The United Nations cannot do anything, and never could; it is not an animate entity or agent. It is a place, a stage, a forum and a shrine ... a place to which powerful people can repair when they are fearful about the course on which their own rhetoric seems to be propelling them.”
—Conor Cruise OBrien (b. 1917)