Holidays : Ceremonies : Rituals
Buddhism- History : The japanese were attracted to this religion because it carried the ideas of a unified nation and equality among people.
Practices: Buddhist practices stemmed from Chinese practices. Their practices consist of The Four Noble Truths and The Five Precepts: no lying, stealing, killing, sexual misconduct or use of intoxicants.
Shintoism- According to shinto beliefs, when bad things happen they are due to unhappy kami (spirit) so they use rituals to appease the kami. (purification,offerings,prayer,sacred meal)